Monday, June 10, 2013 - 4:14pm
Senate Farm Bill v. NASF Farm Bill Platform v. House Ag. Committee Farm Bill
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....
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...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 1:15pm
A summary of Association activities for the 2012 fiscal year.
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...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 2:13pm
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-...
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...
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,...
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...
Friday, May 18, 2012 - 12:42pm
Written Public Testimony of C. Randy Dye State Forester of West Virginia and President of the National Association of State Foresters
Submitted to the House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry on May 18, 2012
The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) appreciates the opportunity to submit written public testimony to the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry regarding the reauthorization of the Farm Bill. State...