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Policy Statements

USDA NIFA Stakeholder Priorities in Research, Education and Extension (December, 2017)

Comments Responding to the 2017 FY 2017 Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program-Organic Transitions (July, 2017)

Organic Livestock and Poulty Practice Rule (June, 2017)

Proposed Organic Research, Promotion, and Information Order (April, 2017)

Testimony for Fiscal Year 2018 to House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies (April, 2017)

Visioning of United States Agricultural Systems for Sustainable Production Comments Submitted on Behalf of Organic Farming Research Foundation (March, 2017)

OFRF Comments FFAR Open Board Meeting (October, 2016)

OFRF Comments on the Use of the Term “Natural” in the Labeling of Human Food Products (May, 2016)

Testimony to the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Agriculture Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies (March, 2016) 

OFRF Comments to the Science and Technology Policy Office to Identify Sources of Agricultural Innovation (December, 2015)

OFRF Comments on the Importance of Organic Agriculture Research to the National Organic Standards Board (October, 2015)

OFRF Comments to the Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (October, 2015)

OFRF Comments on Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (August, 2015)

OFRF Comments to Food and Agricultural Research (June, 2015)

OFRF Testimony to the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee (March, 2015)

OFRF Policy Statement: Research and Promotion Order (January 2014)

OFRF Policy Statement on GMO (November, 2013)