Kay Doby’s Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry (PDF) – Doby, a farmer and president of the N.C. Poultry Grower’s Association, shares her experiences as a […]
Disaster Programs Discourage Organic and Natural Food Production Current disaster relief and crop insurance programs put organic and natural farmers at a serious disadvantage. Learn why, and what can be […]
Organic Agriculture and Access to Food (PDF). May 2007. This paper was presented by RAFI staff at the May 2007 United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s International Conference on Organic […]
This reports outlines a strategy for sustaining income and jobs in rural communities through investment in existing farm businesses. The report documents the role that direct-investment in farmer innovation can play in assisting rural, farm enterprises to transition to more profitable, sustainable models.
Farmer and Lender Project: Strategies to Sustain Agriculture and Enhance Rural Development in North Carolina, December 2006. The Farmer and Lender Project report examines the barriers to agricultural finance in […]
Summit Proceedings from 2003 Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture The 2003 Summit on Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century brought together a selected group of scientists and participants […]
Who Owns Organic? The Global Status, Prospects, and Challenges of a Changing Organic Market. December 2003 (PDF, 1.5 MB). A 35-page report describing the global status of organic agriculture and […]