Ag groups push for farmer-centered climate policies
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) last week joined with other farm groups, representatives of the food sector and environmental organizations to recommend farmer-centered policies to guide the development of federal climate policy.
The group, called the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA), made 40 recommendations that are based on three key principals: agricultural climate policy must be built on voluntary, incentive-based programs; it must promote resilience and adaptation in agriculture and rural communities; and the policies must be science-based.
In addition, the climate group says the recommendations share ...
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