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Farm Bill Needs Your Push

Urge Congress to Act on the 2012 Farm Bill. It Impacts Native American Communities
 
With the Farm Bill now expired and a lack of U.S. congressional action on a new bill, programs that serve Native American communities are in jeopardy. Your push is needed to avoid a negative impact on those programs that currently serve Native American farmers and ranchers and which impact local food systems.

Two specific programs within the Farm Bill include the Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program (BFRDP) and the 2501 Programs – also known as Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers (OASDFR). To read more and take action click below.