fnl vCOOL letter release

 July 28, 2015   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Coalition Urges Senate to Reject COOL Repeal Urges Senate to Reject So-Called Voluntary COOL Compromise   Washington, D.C.—Today, a coalition of 142 rancher, farmer, rural, consumer, manufacturer, labor, faith and environmental groups from across the United States delivered a letter urging the Senate to reject both the… Continue reading fnl vCOOL letter release

Coalition Letter Opposing COOL Repeal and Voluntary COOL

July 28, 2015 The Honorable Pat Roberts Chairman, Senate Agriculture Committee 328A Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Debbie Stabenow Ranking Member, Senate Agriculture Committee 328A Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow: The undersigned 142 farm, ranch, rural, faith, environmental, farmworker, manufacturing and consumer… Continue reading Coalition Letter Opposing COOL Repeal and Voluntary COOL

Americas Latino Eco Festival | Americas Latino Eco Festival

Hemispheric Conservation Latino Network launches event Sept. 11 DENVER (June 18, 2014) — Colorado has been selected today to be the home of the 2nd annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) taking place in Denver and Boulder, September 11-15, 2014. The event, A New Shade of Green, is produced by Americas for Conservation + the… Continue reading Americas Latino Eco Festival | Americas Latino Eco Festival

The New American Slavery: Invited to The US., Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare

The H-2 visa program invites foreign workers to do some of the most menial labor in America. Then it leaves them at the mercy of their employers. Thousands of these workers have been abused — deprived of their fair pay, imprisoned, starved, beaten, raped, and threatened with deportation if they dare complain. And the government… Continue reading The New American Slavery: Invited to The US., Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare

National Latino Farmer’s & Rancher’s Trade Association 10th Anniversary!

WHO WE ARE The National Latino Farmers and Rancher’s Trade Association is an alliance of Latino farmers, ranchers and farmworkers from the United States, Mexico, Canada, and beyond working together toward a new society that values unity, hope, people and the earth. The National Latino Farmer and Ranchers Trade Association in partnership with the Rural… Continue reading National Latino Farmer’s & Rancher’s Trade Association 10th Anniversary!

Sign on Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding California Drought

Download Original Letter Download link Sign on Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding California Drought July 17, 2014 The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave NW Washington, DC 20250 Dear Secretary Vilsack: As the impact of the severe drought in California widens, we are grateful to you to call attention… Continue reading Sign on Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding California Drought

Spanish Land Grant Descendants Continue to Pursue Mineral Rights Compensation

GRANJENO — Mineral rights proceeds from oil and natural gas companies is one benefit that’s been passed down by generations of landowners across South Texas, even decades after drillers have dug deep across its vast ranchlands and installed pipelines that stretch across county lines. But some who said they are descendants of centuries-old Spanish and… Continue reading Spanish Land Grant Descendants Continue to Pursue Mineral Rights Compensation

California Boasts Unique and Powerful Agricultural Industry

Posted by Vic Tolomeo, Pacific Region Director, National Agricultural Statistics Service in Conservation The Census of Agriculture is the most complete account of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Every Thursday USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will highlight new Census data and the power of the information to shape the future of American agriculture.… Continue reading California Boasts Unique and Powerful Agricultural Industry