In a letter of support sponsored by the National Farm to School Network and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, and joined by dozens of local stakeholders.
Oral comments urging USDA to develop a transitional program to encourage growth in organic acreage and supply
Regarding the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program
Regarding the sunset process and aquaculture
Regarding tetracycline for fruit production, sulphuric acid, potassium hydroxide, annatto color extract, and "other ingredients."
Comments to the National Organic Standards Board on poultry living space and ammonia limits; additives carrageenan, inositol and choline; use of solvents.
Six PCC representatives testified before the NOSB on animal welfare, aquaculture or synthetic nutrient additives.
Urges the Obama administration to support the findings from 58 countries on hunger, poverty, agriculture, power and influence.
Letter to U.S. Senators re: competition, COOL, commodity payments, farm worker justice, and organic agriculture.
Sign-on letter re: unfair consolidation, concentration and market manipulation in agriculture as a priority when shaping the 2007 Farm Bill.
To Mark Bradley, National Organic Program Administrator; re: comment on how USDA should address access to pasture and replacement animals in the organic program.
To Washington's 2 U.S. senators, Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, and to Senator Patrick Leahy; re: proposed rider amendment to the Organic Food Production Act.
Sign-on letter to U.S. House and Senate committees re: unfair competition and consolidation in agriculture.