Sustainable Agriculture Coalition News October 2014

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Helps Deliver Soil Health Vision Statement to USDA On Friday, October 17, 2014 more than 40 national organizations, companies, and foundations delivered a joint vision statement for soil health and cover crops to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition joined with the National Association of Conservation Districts and American Soybean Association to issue a press release and deliver the letter to USDA on behalf of all 41 signatories...Logo   National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Member Organizations Receive Rural Business Enterprise Grants from USDA On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced 50 new Rural Business Enterprise Grants (RBEG) for the 2014 fiscal year, including awards for two NSAC member organizations.  Practical Farmers of Iowa and National Hmong American Farmers each received RBEG awards from USDA’s Rural Development agency.  The announcement follows an earlier wave of RBEG awards unveiled last month.... Logo

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