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Farm Labor

Sources & Organizations Economic Policy Institute (EPI) Specific Information Farm labor – EPI . Specific Issues Index from Creating Better World

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Animal Rights – Farmed Animals

Sources & Organizations Animal Legal Defense Fund Specific Information Ag-Gag Laws – ALDF Farmed Animals – ALDF . Specific Issues Index from Creating Better World

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Food System – Re-localize

De-carbonize and re-localize the food system. Our national industrial food system is overwhelmingly dependent upon oil and natural gas for farm-equipment fuel, fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, and the transport. It is responsible for over 12% of all greenhouse gases from human … Continue reading

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Re-establish and strengthen the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration – BS

Lobbyists and the Trump administration have gutted GIPSA and blocked rules helping farmers. As the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition details, “the 2008 Farm Bill required USDA to write regulations to empower GIPSA to provide basic protections for farmers who do … Continue reading

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Incentivize farmers to develop ecologically regenerative farming systems – BS

Incentivize farmers to develop ecologically regenerative farming systems that sharply reduce emissions; sequester carbon; and heal our soils, forests, and prairie lands. Help farms of all sizes transition to ecologically regenerative agricultural practices that rebuild rural communities, protect the climate, … Continue reading

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Empowering Farmers, Foresters & Ranchers to Address Climate Change and Protect Ecosystems – BS

Our current food system accounts for 25 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. Not only can we drastically reduce on-farm emissions, farmers have the potential to actually sequester 10 percent of all human-caused emissions in the soil. Agriculture, forestry, and … Continue reading

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Agriculture

Food is a necessity and a fundamental human right. All people have a right to adequate, safe, nutritional and high quality food; and those who grow it have a right to a fair return for their labor. The United States’ … Continue reading

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