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Bipartisan Farm Bill Extension Signals Hope for 2024

Expert BlogWashington, D.C., United StatesAllison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan, Jeff Slyfield, Jeffrey McManus

The one-year Farm Bill extension ensures short-term continuity, and we look forward to a full 2024 Farm Bill that protects people and the environment

A Farm Bill Worth Fighting For

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Allison Johnson, Valerie Baron, Matthew Kaplan
We need a good Farm Bill – that advances climate, health, and worker protections – not one that turns back the clock.

Agroforestry’s Critical Role in Climate-Smart Farming

Expert BlogUnited StatesAshley Cooper, Matthew Kaplan, Amy McNamara
This National Arbor Day, we examine how combining agriculture and forestry through the practice of "agroforestry" can help redefine the climate-smart future of farming.

USDA Needs Tools to Address Pandemic, Empower Farmers

Expert BlogUnited StatesMatthew Kaplan, Lena Brook
The nation can and must support vital public health investments and nimble food systems as climate change increasingly threatens food and nutrition security.

USDA Announces Second Year of Insurance Savings Program

Expert BlogUnited StatesLara Bryant, Matthew Kaplan

This announcement is a banner moment for regenerating soil health on our nation's farms, protecting the economic vitality of rural America, and helping American agriculture confront the growing climate crisis.

Visionary Investments Could Advance Climate & Equity in Ag

Expert BlogUnited StatesAllison Johnson, Matthew Kaplan

Congress is preparing to consider a historic $135 billion investment in agriculture to fight climate change and deliver resources to farmers and families in need of support, and we need this bold investment now.