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USDA Stakeholder Workshop on Coexistence of GMO and Non-GMO Crops Held in Raleigh, NC

The USDA recently convened a Stakeholder Workshop on Coexistence in Raleigh, NC. This invitation-only event was organized to address what happens when non-GMO crops are contaminated by GMO pollen. The…

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Have We Reached a Tipping Point on the Loss of Seed Biodiversity?

RAFI is very proud to release the findings of the 2014 Summit on Seeds and Breeds for the 21st Century, held in March in Washington, DC. The Summit and Proceedings…

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Welcoming an Old Friend Home: Farm Aid 2014

We would like to welcome Farm Aid to North Carolina, as we would welcome an old friend into our home. Farm Aid was created 29 years ago to respond to the needs of farm families facing the pain of losing their farms. Some of our staff members were there at that first concert, and ever since we and other organizations like us have worked closely with Farm Aid to serve farmers in need.

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Scott Marlow’s Statement at 2014 Farm Aid in Raleigh, NC

I want to welcome Farm Aid to North Carolina and we’re very excited that you are here. Farm Aid started 29 years ago to address the pain of farmers and farm families losing their farms. Some of our folks here were at that concert and have been at most of them since.

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Government Shutdown Harms Family Farms

Congress, by not doing its job, may be costing more than 1,400 farmers their farms, and more than 3,100 farmers their dreams of farming.

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Action Alert: Save the Land Loss Prevention Project

At a time when North Carolina leads the nation in loss of farm land, we cannot afford to lose the Land Loss Prevention Project. Call your reps today.