NASDA Policy Statements

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NASDA Policy Statements updated with amendments passed during the 2017 NASDA Annual Meeting.

Table of Contents

  1. NASDA Policy Statements (Main Page)
    1. 1Animal Health Protection and Disease Control
      1. 1.1Foreign and Domestic Animal Health Protection and Disease Control
      2. 1.2International Trade and Harmonization
      3. 1.3Disposal of Animal Carcasses and Animal Parts
      4. 1.4Homeland Security and Agriculture
      5. 1.5Wildlife Management and Exotic Animals
      6. 1.6Animal Welfare
      7. 1.7Antimicrobial Resistance
      8. 1.8Domestic Bee Protection
      9. 1.9Aquaculture
      10. 1.10Animal Identification
    2. 2Plant Health Protection and Disease Control
      1. 2.1Domestic Plant Pest and Disease Issues
      2. 2.2Foreign Plant Pest and Disease Issues
      3. 2.3Strategies for Controlling Pests
      4. 2.4Regulation of Interstate Movement of Nursery Stock
      5. 2.5Seed Health and Regulation
      6. 2.6Invasive Species and Noxious Weeds
    3. 3Biotechnology
    4. 4Food Regulation and Safety
      1. 4.1Introduction
      2. 4.2Global Food Safety System
      3. 4.3Roles & Responsibilities
      4. 4.4Information, Communications & Integration
      5. 4.5Prevention
      6. 4.6Response
      7. 4.7Recovery
      8. 4.8Food Defense
    5. 5Nutrition and Food Assistance
      1. 5.1Introduction
      2. 5.2National Feeding and Nutrition Assistance Programs
    6. 6International Marketing and Trade of Agricultural Products
      1. 6.1Introduction
      2. 6.2Expansion of Trade
      3. 6.3Federal Domestic Policies Affecting Trade
      4. 6.4International Food Aid
      5. 6.5The Global Economy
      6. 6.6Country of Origin Labeling
      7. 6.7Dispute Resolution
      8. 6.8Monetary Valuation and Exchange Rates
    7. 7Conservation and Resource Management
      1. 7.1Agriculture Conservation
      2. 7.2Conservation Programs
      3. 7.3Water Quality
      4. 7.4Environmental Management
      5. 7.5Water Quantity
      6. 7.6Air Quality
      7. 7.7Energy (see Rural Development Policy Statement)
      8. 7.8Threatened and Endangered Species
      9. 7.9Fertilizer Regulation and Use
    8. 8Federal Land Management
      1. 8.1Introduction
      2. 8.2Grazing on Public Land
      3. 8.3Rangeland Management
      4. 8.4Antiquities Act
      5. 8.5Federal Wilderness Areas
      6. 8.6Equal Access to Justice Act
      7. 8.7Fire Management
      8. 8.8Western Agriculture
    9. 9Pesticide Regulation
      1. 9.1Pesticide Spray Drift
      2. 9.2Methyl Bromide
      3. 9.3FIFRA and Other Environmental Statutes
      4. 9.4State-Federal Partnerships & Funding
      5. 9.5Sound Science & Harmonization
      6. 9.6Implementation of FQPA
      7. 9.7Reduced Risk Pesticides
      8. 9.8Certification and Training
      9. 9.9Worker Protection
      10. 9.10Structural Pesticide Control Issues
      11. 9.11Introduction
      12. 9.12Methyl Bromide
      13. 9.13Pesticide Spray Drift
      14. 9.14Food Safety
      15. 9.15Section 18's
    10. 10Agriculture Infrastructure
      1. 10.1Agriculture Transportation
      2. 10.2Agricultural Workforce
      3. 10.3Weights and Measure - National Measurement System
      4. 10.4Emerging Technology
    11. 11Domestic Marketing and Promotion
      1. 11.1Marketing Integrity
      2. 11.2Federal Milk Marketing Orders
      3. 11.3Regional Marketing Agreements
      4. 11.4Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act
      5. 11.5Tobacco
      6. 11.6Federal-State Marketing Programs
      7. 11.7Check Off Programs for Generic Advertising
      8. 11.8New Uses of Agricultural Products
      9. 11.9Federal Seed Act Enforcement
      10. 11.10Organic Agriculture
      11. 11.11Specialty Crops
      12. 11.12Establishment of Production Standards
      13. 11.13Labeling and Marketing Claims
    12. 12Financial Security for Agriculture
      1. 12.1Agricultural Credit
      2. 12.2Farm Income and Production Stability
      3. 12.3Agricultural Mediation Programs
      4. 12.4Tax Provisions Affecting Agriculture
    13. 13Rural Development
      1. 13.1Introduction
      2. 13.2Rural Development
      3. 13.3Value-Added Processing and Cooperative Enterprises
      4. 13.4Agriculture Data and Information Collection
      5. 13.5Rural Education
      6. 13.6Bioeconomy and Energy
    14. 14Agriculture Research, Extension, and Education
      1. 14.1Introduction
      2. 14.2Supporting Research Investments
      3. 14.3Enhancing Research through Partnerships
    15. 15Food and Agriculture Security
      1. 15.1Introduction
      2. 15.2Stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities
      3. 15.3Communication and Coordination
      4. 15.4Develop National Food and Agriculture Industry Protection Strategy
      5. 15.5Federal Funding and Support
      6. 15.6Incentive and Market Forces
    16. 16Guiding Principles for Agricultural Competitiveness and Working Partnerships
      1. 16.1Purpose
      2. 16.2Guiding Principles
      3. 16.3A Broader Policy Horizon for Agriculture
      4. 16.4Managing Risk
      5. 16.5Core Areas for Policy
      6. 16.6Cooperative Federalism and Roles of the States