More than 20 farm and ranch groups representing millions of U.S. farmers and ranchers are launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF), a coalition committed to environmental and economic sustainability to serve as a primary resource for lawmakers and policymakers as they consider climate policies.
The coalition will share with elected officials, media and the public U.S. agriculture’s commitment to sustainability and the incredible strides already made to reduce agriculture’s environmental footprint. As policy proposals are developed and considered, the goal is for the coalition and its guiding principles to serve as a foundation to ensure the adoption of meaningful and constructive policies and programs affecting agriculture.
Representatives from five of the FSF founding organizations announced the new coalition in Washington, D.C. yesterday.
• Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation
• Ethan Lane, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
• Ben Mosely, USA Rice
• Michael Formica, National Pork Producers Council
• Robbie Minnich, National Cotton Council