A group of advocacy organizations has sent a letter asking the leaders of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry to “fully support organic agriculture in the Farm Bill and to oppose any changes that would undermine the organic standards and the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB).” The organizations urge the committee to refrain from changing the board’s authority or composition, which could “harm the integrity of the organic program, undermine consumer trust in the organic label, and severely damage the reputation of the industry as a whole.” The letter also includes a number of requests to fund various organic-farming programs.

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