Help Get Calls to the Senate: “Where’s My Child Tax Credit?”

Your help is needed:  Please tell your networks to call their Senators Friday, January 14 to Restore the Child Tax Credit and pass Build Back Better. For the past six months, parents have been getting the child tax credit. The next payment was supposed to show up this Friday, but it’s not going to.That’s because the Senate has… Continue reading Help Get Calls to the Senate: “Where’s My Child Tax Credit?”

African swine fever (ASF)

African swine fever (ASF) is a virus that affects both domestic and wild pigs, spreads quickly and kills most pigs that get it. ASF doesn’t impact humans and is not a food safety issues, but we need to know the signs and report sick pigs https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal_health/fsc-asf-know-signs.pdf

Purdue University Beginning Farmer Signature Program: VIRTUAL: Beginning Farmer Workshops – 01/13/2022: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm; INDIANA SMALL FARM CONFERENCE March 2-4, 2022

https://www.purdue.edu/dffs/smallfarms/sfc-2022/#keynote Registration is open for the 2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference Indiana’s premier annual event for the state’s small and diversified farming community. The tenth annual conference and trade show will take place March 3rd – 4th, with a registration fee of $140 for 2-day access or $75 day pass access to the fun, instructive, and… Continue reading Purdue University Beginning Farmer Signature Program: VIRTUAL: Beginning Farmer Workshops – 01/13/2022: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm; INDIANA SMALL FARM CONFERENCE March 2-4, 2022

TODAY AT USDA FPAC: NRCS Equity Cooperative Agreements + RMA Education Cooperative Agreements

USDA’s Farm Production and Conservation agencies made two announcements today that we hope are of interest and you will share with you members. USDA Invests $50 Million in Partnerships to Improve Equity in Conservation Programs, Address Climate Change The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $50 million in 118 partnerships to expand access to… Continue reading TODAY AT USDA FPAC: NRCS Equity Cooperative Agreements + RMA Education Cooperative Agreements

Washington State Senate Request for testimony: Hearing on SJM 8006–Concerning a national infrastructure bank, Thurs, Jan 13, 8AM PT

Dear Supporters of public banking and the National Infrastructure Bank, My bill SJM 8006 asks Congress to pass HR 3339 (Davis) to create a National Infrastructure Bank. The bill is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Business, Financial Services and Trade Committee on Thursday, Jan. 13th at 8am. It’d be great if you could sign in PRO, and maybe even testify… Continue reading Washington State Senate Request for testimony: Hearing on SJM 8006–Concerning a national infrastructure bank, Thurs, Jan 13, 8AM PT

Grant Workshop Series for the New Mexico Healthy Soil Program; Wed. Jan. 12, 5:30-7:00 pm MST; Feb. 2, 5:30-7:00 pm MST

Grant Workshop Series for the New Mexico Healthy Soil Program  https://www.nmhealthysoil.org/2021/12/21/grant-workshop-series-for-the-new-mexico-healthy-soil-program/?fbclid=IwAR3p34_j4oTet67OweN0-xirLUFz7azy0_ClQVZvJyZ-Q6qGnvBkOeTAq8Q No-till winter wheat field. Photo credit USDA/NRCSDo you have ideas for improving the health of your soils? Learn how to apply for funding through the New Mexico Healthy Soil Program, administered by the NM Department of Agriculture.This free, three-part workshop series will help you:Understand the… Continue reading Grant Workshop Series for the New Mexico Healthy Soil Program; Wed. Jan. 12, 5:30-7:00 pm MST; Feb. 2, 5:30-7:00 pm MST

Monday, January 10, 7:30pm Jobs For All Outreach Call

https://theintercept.com/2021/12/21/wildfires-wine-country-vineyard-workers/?fbclid=IwAR27ppnQnXpa3Qq4ftjxbag5XzzdZUdXcZAQ3hbqv4q0FjVcgrysJrG02MY Jobs For All Outreach Committee Our conference call will be this Monday Jan. 10, 2021   at 7:30 pm. EST   Please join us! 1.    Local Updates  2.    Support Striking Workers! 3.    Town Hall Meetings in other states MI, TN, OH? New Haven Town Hall Meeting Update  Nov 22 2021  4.    A New Jobs Guarantee-Full Employment Bill National Infrastructure Bank Reestablishing a… Continue reading Monday, January 10, 7:30pm Jobs For All Outreach Call

Latino Political Avenue Top Articles

Schumer says Senate will vote by Jan. 17 on changing rules if GOP continues USA Downgraded from Democracy to Anocracy Read Article Koch Funded Conservative Latino Org. The LIBRE Initiative Urges Lawmakers to Secure the Border in new Campaign Read Article Pending immigration bills would benefit hundreds of thousands of undocumented Houstonians Read Article Last February’s winter… Continue reading Latino Political Avenue Top Articles

Grape Pickers Crash Lavish Sonoma Winery Banquet Demanding Better Wildfire Protections

https://theintercept.com/2021/12/21/wildfires-wine-country-vineyard-workers/?fbclid=IwAR3MEfTunzudawFU7dVqQ-pEKRnW6AnSouEBFa8iWuMvj_DJBywbdvfH_UQ “The grapes are insured, so the employer’s covered when it comes to the actual crop. But workers have no pay if they don’t work.”Alleen BrownAlleen BrownDecember 21 2021, 12:09 p.m.Video by Emily Cohen Ibañez, Travis MannonMARIANO GUADALUPE VALLEJO, the Mexican general who colonized California’s Sonoma County, remains an admired figure to this day. A… Continue reading Grape Pickers Crash Lavish Sonoma Winery Banquet Demanding Better Wildfire Protections

Interesting article USDA and Meat/Poultry Packing Monopoly.

https://www.agriculture.com/markets/newswire/lack-of-competition-in-us-meat-industry-amounts-to-exploitation-says-biden?fbclid=IwAR2aV3K4jWZUEizf4EL0bsd87XjeNQcNzfjQO_q-fLV5CZ75VVxkzc9hM6o By Leah Douglas Jan 3 (Reuters) – The United States will issue new rules and $1 billion in funding this year to support independent meat processors and ranchers as part of a plan to address a lack of “meaningful competition” in the meat sector, President Joe Biden said on Monday. READ MORE: U.S. will vigorously… Continue reading Interesting article USDA and Meat/Poultry Packing Monopoly.