Latest Sustainable Agriculture News

Sustainable Agriculture Coalition News

Here is the latest Sustainable Agriculture News from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

Can USDA Support for Transitioning Organic Crops Spur the Market?  On Thursday, February 18 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new option available through the Risk Management Agency for farmers transitioning to certified organic production–crop insurance coverage that reflects their product’s actual value...Logo   Organic Farmer Survey Now Underway  The 2015 Certified Organic Survey, which collects data on acreage, production, and sales for a variety of certified organic crop and livestock commodities, is now underway via the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Certified organic producers have until February 19, 2016 to submit their data...Logo   Soil Health Emerges as Global Priority to Address Climate Change  Representatives at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, led by the French Agriculture Ministry, recently opened the door for farmers and ranchers to lead climate change mitigation efforts through an innovative soil carbon sequestration effort, the 4 per 1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate...Logo

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