NAUFRP is a member of the Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition. The Coalition released its platform for the 2018 Farm Bill on July 20, 2017. Read more about the Coalition platform here
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new report on March 27th that measured the effectiveness of investments in America’s land-grant universities through food and agriculture research, extension, and education projects. The report, National Evaluation of Capacity Programs, was prepared by TEConomy Partners. NIFA commissioned the study to determine whether funding based on 100-year-old legislation is still a suitable model to support 21st Century …
The Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition appealed to the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry to use the 2018 Farm Bill to address challenges faced by forest landowners. The coalition is a diverse group of interests that has worked together for more than 15 years to build consensus forest sector platforms for the last three Farm Bills. Read the Coalition’s March 2017 letter to Congress here.
See NAUFRP’s funding request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2018 federal appropriations here. NAUFRP FY19 Budget Recommendations
Read notes from the March 6-7, 2017 Executive Committee meeting here
The 2018 annual convention of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) will meet October 3-7, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. For more information go http://www.eforester.org/safconvention
Read notes from the General Assembly meeting held November 2, 2016 here
Read notes from the Executive Committee meeting that took place on November 1, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin here.