Agriculture Policy

Agriculture Policy

Promote adequate supplies of food and fiber at reasonable prices to consumers and support economically viable farms, environmentally sound farm practices, and increased reliance on the free market.

Federal Agriculture Policies. Provide financial support to subsidize agriculture in specific instances, enforce federal antitrust laws to ensure competitive agricultural markets, and apply clean air and water regulations to all animal and aquaculture production. The federal government should fund basic agricultural research to provide adequate safety of our food supply.

A forum on Financing and Economic Health of Agriculture took place on March 15, 2014 at the Cabral Ag Center in Stockton, California. The forum was free and open to the public.

SPEAKERS

Speaker #1: Congressman Jerry McNerney, Farm Bill
 

Speaker #2: Assembly Member Susan Talamantes Eggman, chair of Assembly Agriculture Committee.

A study on genetically modified organisms and genetic engineering of plants, seeds, and other food products.

Meeting

The meeting on GMOs for the LWVUS Agriculture Update Study took place on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Cabral Ag Center, Assembly Room 3, at 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton. The forum was free and open to the public.

Position

The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County supports measures to preserve agricultural land in San Joaquin County.
News

On February 14, 2019 on behalf of LWVC and LWVSJC, Cate White and Bea Lingenfelter interviewed Assembly Member Heath Flora (District 12).

News

2014 Agriculture Update Study: LWVSJC participated in a National League of Women Voters study to update the national Agriculture position.