“American Farmland Trust commends the House and Senate Agriculture Committee leadership and staff on their tireless work to reach a bipartisan compromise on the Farm Bill. We look forward to further analyzing the contents of the bill as additional information is available. We are encouraged by this important step towards a final 2018 Farm Bill that will provide certainty and support to our farmers and ranchers and resources to protect the agricultural land that sustains us.”
This statement may be attributed to John Piotti, president and CEO, American Farmland Trust
American Farmland Trust is the only national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting environmentally sound farming practices and keeping farmers on the land. Since 1980, AFT’s innovative work has helped to permanently protect more than 6.5 million acres of farmland and ranchland and led the way for the adoption of conservation practices on millions more. No Farms, No Food. Learn more at www.farmland.org.