Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Agricultural Groups Outline Climate Recommendations

News / In The News November 17, 2020

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The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with seven other agriculture and environmental groups announced the formation of the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance.

The alliance laid out more than 40 recommendations for lawmakers to consider as they draft climate change legislation.

Andrew Walmsley, Director of Congressional Relations told AgriTalk, "we're looking for partners  to work together."

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