The Native Farm Bill Coalition has hosted a series of free webinars to discuss the risks and opportunities for Indian Country in the Farm Bill.

Previous webinars

June 7, 2019

Focus area: Our experts discuss the current appropriations and implementation issues on tribal-specific programs in the 2018 Farm Bill. Advocacy is still needed to ensure the full implementation and funding of these critical programs.
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April 15, 2019

Focus area: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hosting a tribal consultation on the 2018 Farm Bill on May 1-May 2, 2019 in Washington, D.C. This webinar discusses tribal specific provisions and areas where additional advocacy is needed in preparation for the tribal consultation.
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February 6, 2019

Focus area: The 63 Tribal-specific provisions of the final 2018 Farm Bill,  including 638 self-governance authority in nutrition and forestry, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), conservation, the legalization of industrial hemp, and more. We also discuss the important next steps for tribes and tribal organizations during the implementation of the Farm Bill.
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February 2, 2018

Focus area: credit and rural development
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December 18, 2017

Focus area: introduction to the Farm Bill, an outlook for Congressional action in 2018, highlight important programs in the Nutrition Title that includes programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation (FDIPR), efforts addressing Traditional Foods and current activities in implementation of Tribal programs at USDA.
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January 8, 2018

Focus area: conservation, forestry, and traditional foods.
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