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Vilsack commits to fairness for Black farmers

Agriculture Secretary-designate Tom Vilsack commits to Black farmer advocates that he will ensure “fairness and equity” for African-American producers who are dealing with the impact of systemic discrimination and recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Corey Booker at ISF 2019 soapbox 2

Booker bill would place moratorium on large CAFOs

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations classified as “large” would be phased out by 2040 under a bill Sen. Cory Booker announced on Monday. The legislation would also restore country-of-origin labeling for beef and pork and add COOL requirements for dairy products.
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Sanders speaking at Iowa Organic forum 12052019

Candidates tackle farm economy with climate focus

Agricultural policy has seldom received as much attention as it has in this presidential campaign as Democrats vie for ways to cut into President Donald Trump’s rural base and win Iowa’s first-in-the-nation’s caucuses amid heightened anxiety about the farm economy.
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