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Ag groups push for farmer-centered climate policies

John Weber

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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