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tbeckman
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 8:51am
Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) greatly appreciates your efforts to include robust forestry and conservation titles as part of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (HR 2642). State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection for more than two-thirds of America’s forests. Our members work in close partnership with the Forest Service and the Natural...
tbeckman
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8:43am
Dear Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Cochran: The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) greatly appreciates your efforts to include robust forestry and conservation titles as part of the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 (S 954). State Foresters deliver technical and financial assistance, and forest health, water and wildfire protection for more than two-thirds of America’s forests. Our members work in close partnership with the Forest Service and the Natural...
tbeckman
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:36am
Dear Speaker Boehner: America’s agriculture, conservation, rural development, finance, forestry, energy and crop insurance companies and organizations strongly urge you to bring the Farm Bill (H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013) back to the Floor as soon as possible. This important legislation supports our nation’s farmers, ranchers, forest owners, food security, natural resources and wildlife habitats, rural communities, and the 16 million Americans whose...
tbeckman
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 10:02am
Dear Speaker Boehner and Leaders Cantor and Pelosi: On behalf of the millions of forest owners, conservationists, hunters, anglers, forest product manufacturers, and natural resource professionals represented in the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition, we are writing to urge you to pass comprehensive five-year Farm Bill legislation. We know there are many important issues facing our federal government, and we are aware that there are policy matters in Farm Bill titles still seeking consensus....
tbeckman
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 1:15pm
Dear Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, Minority Leader Pelosi and Minority Whip Hoyer: The undersigned organizations, representing the farming, livestock, specialty crop, feed, rural development, nutrition, health, conservation, woodland owners, municipalities, trade, manufacturing, agricultural research, crop insurance and renewable energy communities, respectfully request passage of a new five-year farm bill to be signed into law before the end of the legislative session in December...
gosullivan
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 9:38am
July 6, 2012 The Honorable Frank Lucas U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn House Office Building, Room: 2311 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Collin Peterson U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn House Office Building, Room: 2211 Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson, On behalf of the millions of forest owners, conservationists, hunters, anglers, forest product manufacturers, and natural resource professionals represented in the Forests in the Farm Bill...
tbeckman
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 2:13pm
Dear Senator: Our organizations – representing business owners, forest landowners, sportsmen and women, outdoor recreation enthusiasts and conservationists – urge your opposition to Amendment #2313, introduced by Sen. Mike Lee (RUT). Lee Amendment #2313 to the Senate Farm Bill would permanently eliminate the Forest Legacy Program (FLP), a highly successful Cooperative Forestry program funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The Forest Legacy Program is a voluntary, grant-...
tbeckman
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:19pm
Dear Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, and Minority Leader Pelosi: We are large and small organizations, businesses and landowners from all across America who believe that the Conservation Title of the Farm Bill is vital to the future of our country’s natural resources. We commend the efforts of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to move the Farm Bill forward in these fiscally challenging times, but as this process progresses, we urge that no further...
tbeckman
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:45pm
Dear Chairman Lucas and Ranking Member Peterson: As the House Agriculture Committee considers programs and funding for the 2012 Farm Bill, the approximately 90 undersigned organizations request your support for the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the Stewardship Contracting Authority, with no changes, in the 2012 Farm Bill. First enacted as a pilot program in the FY1999 Interior Appropriations bill and then reauthorized for another 10 years within the 2003 Omnibus Public Lands bill,...
tbeckman
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 12:40pm
Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell: On behalf of the millions of forest owners, conservationists, hunters, anglers, forest product manufacturers, and natural resource professionals represented in the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition, we are writing to request that you bring the bi-partisan Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012, before the full Senate for consideration in an open process, as soon as possible. We know there are many issues facing the U.S. Senate and we are aware that there...

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