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Why the 2013 Farm Bill and Federal  Funding Matter to Community Food              SystemsA webinar co-sponsored by theeXte...
extension.org   Community, Local & Regional        Food Systems         A new eXtension Community of Practice             ...
extension.org Are you interested in food systems? Join educators and practitioners in a national discussion and collaborat...
Community & Regional Food Systems Project            “Evaluating Innovation and Promoting Success in                Commun...
Welcome to the Webinar – April 4, 2013               eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems CoP               ...
???s• Please write your name, organization, and state in the  chat box• Write questions or comments in the chat box• Lydia...
The Farm Bill, Budget and Appropriations:       What Are The Differences?
The Federal Budget Process is          Annual
What kind of funding gets       decided?Entitlement?Mandatory?Discretionary?
The Farm Bill
The Farm Bill: Why Do We Care?
Breakdown of 2011 Federal Budget                    Soci al Securi ty  Medi care &       21%          Farm Bi l l  Medi ca...
2008 Farm Bill Projected Costs      2008-2012
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act
Beginning Farmer      & Rancher Opportunity Act
Crop Insurance,Direct Payments         Reform
Mandatory Fund  for Conservat         Progra             USDA NRCS
Farm Bill Timeline?
FY14 Appropriations &       CRFS
Sustainable AgricultureResearch & Education       Program
Conservation
Value Added Producer Program
Oppose Legislative “Riders”That undermine rules to support   That put biotech companies abovefair livestock markets       ...
Credit Programs
What’s The Farm Bill Process?• Bill Introduced in House      • Bill Introduced in Senate• House Agriculture Committee   • ...
What’s the Appropriations         Legislative Process?• House Appropriations        • Senate Appropriations  Agriculture S...
Raise your hand if you think thisorderly, cyclical plan is how the     process always works
This year’s FarmBill, Budget, andAppropriations    processes
This Is Important to Me,  This Is Important to Me,  How Do IIGet Involved?   How Do Get Involved?This IsImportant ToMe.How...
Who to Contact to Get Involved?http://sustainableagriculture.net/take-action/ | http://www.michaelfields.org/contact-us/
To Contact Today’s Presenters               Ferd Hoefner Margaret Krome               Lydia Villanuevafhoefner@sustainable...
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems
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Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems

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Policy experts Margaret Krome (Michael Fields Agricultural Institute) and Ferd Hoefner (National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition) discuss federal funding and the 2013 farm bill, and why these matter to community food systems.

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Farm Bill 2013 and Federal Funding: Why These Matter to Community Food Systems

  1. 1. Why the 2013 Farm Bill and Federal Funding Matter to Community Food SystemsA webinar co-sponsored by theeXtension Community, Local and Regional Food Systems CoP &the Community and Regional Food Systems Project
  2. 2. extension.org Community, Local & Regional Food Systems A new eXtension Community of Practice Watch for our public page launch soon! www.extension.org This is the second webinar in our webinar series.Past & future webinars will be posted on eXtension’s CLRFS page (once launched), and at: https://learn.extension.org/
  3. 3. extension.org Are you interested in food systems? Join educators and practitioners in a national discussion and collaboration. Go to: http://people.extension.org Click “Communities” and join our group. Note: those with a University or Extension e-mail can join by getting an eXtension ID Others, please e-mail slezberg@wisc.edu to request to join the groupJoin us on Facebook:Search: “Community, Local & Regional Food Systems”Fan page: https://www.facebook.com/ExtensionsCommunityLocalRegionalFoodSystemsGroup Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/188628827945517/
  4. 4. Community & Regional Food Systems Project “Evaluating Innovation and Promoting Success in Community and Regional Food Systems”Research, education, outreach, & advocacy to address food security in urban areasWeb-site: http://www.community-food.org/Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crfsproject
  5. 5. Welcome to the Webinar – April 4, 2013 eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems CoP Community & Regional Food Systems ProjectAgenda:2:00–2:05: Sharon Lezberg – History & Introduction2:05–2:40: Why the 2013 Farm Bill and Federal Funding Matter to Community FoodSystems. Margaret Krome and Ferd Hoefner2:40–2:45: National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)’s engagement on socialjustice and diversity. Lydia Villlanueva2:45–3:00: Questions & Responses, facilitated by Lydia Villanueva
  6. 6. ???s• Please write your name, organization, and state in the chat box• Write questions or comments in the chat box• Lydia Villanueva will collect questions and facilitate a Q&A as the last portion of the program
  7. 7. The Farm Bill, Budget and Appropriations: What Are The Differences?
  8. 8. The Federal Budget Process is Annual
  9. 9. What kind of funding gets decided?Entitlement?Mandatory?Discretionary?
  10. 10. The Farm Bill
  11. 11. The Farm Bill: Why Do We Care?
  12. 12. Breakdown of 2011 Federal Budget Soci al Securi ty Medi care & 21% Farm Bi l l Medi cai d Heal th & 2% 21% Human Servi ces 2% Mi l i tary Educati on 25% 2% Other HUD 26% 1% Source: Congressional Budget Office
  13. 13. 2008 Farm Bill Projected Costs 2008-2012
  14. 14. Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act
  15. 15. Beginning Farmer & Rancher Opportunity Act
  16. 16. Crop Insurance,Direct Payments Reform
  17. 17. Mandatory Fund for Conservat Progra USDA NRCS
  18. 18. Farm Bill Timeline?
  19. 19. FY14 Appropriations & CRFS
  20. 20. Sustainable AgricultureResearch & Education Program
  21. 21. Conservation
  22. 22. Value Added Producer Program
  23. 23. Oppose Legislative “Riders”That undermine rules to support That put biotech companies abovefair livestock markets normal judicial process• GIPSA – Fair Livestock Markets
  24. 24. Credit Programs
  25. 25. What’s The Farm Bill Process?• Bill Introduced in House • Bill Introduced in Senate• House Agriculture Committee • Senate Agriculture Committee (Subcommittee Action?) (Subcommittee Action?)• Committee Vote, Report • Committee Vote, Report• Full House Debate • Full Senate Debate (potential amendments) (potential amendments)• Final passage • Final passage House-Senate Conference Negotiation President signs or vetoes
  26. 26. What’s the Appropriations Legislative Process?• House Appropriations • Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee Agriculture Subcommittee Members’ priorities, • Members’ priorities• Subcommittee mark-up • Subcommittee mark-up• Committee Vote, Report • Committee Vote, Report• Full House Debate • Full Senate Debate (Limits to amendments) (Limits to amendments)• Final passage • Final passage House-Senate Conference Negotiation President signs or vetoes
  27. 27. Raise your hand if you think thisorderly, cyclical plan is how the process always works
  28. 28. This year’s FarmBill, Budget, andAppropriations processes
  29. 29. This Is Important to Me, This Is Important to Me, How Do IIGet Involved? How Do Get Involved?This IsImportant ToMe.How Do I GetInvolved?
  30. 30. Who to Contact to Get Involved?http://sustainableagriculture.net/take-action/ | http://www.michaelfields.org/contact-us/
  31. 31. To Contact Today’s Presenters Ferd Hoefner Margaret Krome Lydia Villanuevafhoefner@sustainableagriculture.n mkrome@sbcglobal.net casa1@wtrt.net et

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