NASDA: State agriculture officials celebrate bipartisan passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act by the U.S. Senate
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA–Today, state departments of agriculture celebrate the bipartisan passage of the Growing Climate Solutions Act. National Association of State Departments of Agriculture CEO Dr. Barb Glenn offered the following praise for the act:
“Through its voluntary structure and focus on supporting farmers, The Growing Climate Solutions Act enables all agricultural producers to further embrace climate smart practices with new educational resources and economic certainty. State departments of agriculture ardently work to ensure the prosperity of agriculture and welcome the opportunity to assist farmers seeking to enter the carbon market.
NASDA commends the U.S. Senate for holding to their commitment to act on climate policy and thanks Senator Stabenow, Senator Braun, and Senator Boozman for leading the development of the Growing Climate Solutions Act in a strong bi-partisan fashion.”
NASDA serves as a founding member of the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance and advocates for incentive and science-based climate solutions for agriculture. In 2019, NASDA members unanimously acknowledged the necessity of adapting to a changing climate to protect our nation’s natural resources and build a more resilient food system. Read more about NASDA’s work on climate at NASDA.org/climate-resiliency.
NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories. NASDA grows and enhances American agriculture through policy, partnerships and public engagement. To learn more about NASDA, please visit www.nasda.org.