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6 Jun 2010

A bill was introduced 05/19/2010 to kill the USDA NOP organic cost share program. This program has been an important factor in helping many farmers choose to go organic by supporting them in the difficult "transition" years. Liana Hoodes of the National Organic Campaign is asking for anecdotal stories of how important cost share is to farmers.  How that little amount of money made a big difference.  This information will be used in support of the certification cost share program.  Please forward to Liana at Liana@NationalOrganicCoalition.or

Download thsi  NOP document to learn more about the the cost share program.  I know that with the recent proposal to cut this program, there has been a lot of talk about it.  This might be useful for the US Chapters:




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