The Organic Farmers Association recently announced their 2017-2018 Policy Priorities, including policy positions on hot organic issues such as hydroponics, animal welfare, organic checkoff and the farm bill.
ORGANIC FARMERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES POLICY LEADERSHIP National membership organization for organic farmers hires Policy Director, elects first Policy Committee
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