2020 USDA Farm Spending

In 2020, the USDA spent at least $52 billion on farm programs. $45,687,724,000 direct government payments + $6,318,773,649 crop insurance premium subsidies = $52,006,497,649 US Farm Spending was less than 3% for Fruits and Vegetables Based on publicly available data, AFA estimates that supports for fruits and vegetables, not including soy or peanuts, totaled $1.2 […]

AFA Calls on Congress to End CAFOs & Help Farmers

May 12, 2020 To Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, House Minority Leader McCarthy, As you address the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our lives and economy, we urge you to take immediate action to correct vulnerabilities associated with our country’s reliance on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) where future deadly pathogens will […]

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The Food Empowerment Project

AFA researchers rely on ally organizations to learn deeper insights into all four pillars of our alliance. One invaluable go-to resource, especially in the areas of food-inequity and environmental racism, is the Food Empowerment Project. “Food Empowerment Project seeks to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices.” […]