NFU Encouraged by Farm Bill Deal, Urges Swift Passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – Agriculture committee leadership today announced that they have reached an agreement in principle on the farm bill. While the final details of the bill have yet to be released and negotiators wait on cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, National Farmers … Read More

NFU Encouraged by Farm Bill Deal, Urges Swift Passage

NFU Encouraged by Farm Bill Deal, Urges Swift Passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – Agriculture committee leadership today announced that they have reached an agreement in principle on the farm bill. While the final details of the bill have yet to be released and negotiators wait on cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, National Farmers … Read More

Confronting Consolidation: How Congress Proposes to Fight Mergers in Ag

Confronting Consolidation: How Congress Proposes to Fight Mergers in Ag

By Liza Ayres, NFU Intern  Consolidation has long been one of the greatest challenges for family farmers and ranchers. Agribusiness mergers reduce innovation, limit choice and increase prices for farming inputs and make it increasingly difficult for farmers to receive a fair price at market. A selective group of firms dominate the processing of every … Read More

NFU Highlights Positives of Senate Ag Farm Bill, Makes Recommendations on Amendments at Committee Level

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – In advance of Wednesday’s Senate Agriculture Committee markup of the 2018 Farm Bill, National Farmers Union (NFU) highlighted positives in the current draft of the bill and sent vote recommendations on amendments to members of the committee. “Farmers Union appreciates the hard … Read More

NFU Highlights Positives of Senate Ag Farm Bill, Makes Recommendations on Amendments at Committee Level

NFU Highlights Positives of Senate Ag Farm Bill, Makes Recommendations on Amendments at Committee Level

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – In advance of Wednesday’s Senate Agriculture Committee markup of the 2018 Farm Bill, National Farmers Union (NFU) highlighted positives in the current draft of the bill and sent vote recommendations on amendments to members of the committee. “Farmers Union appreciates the hard … Read More

NFU Appreciates Senate Ag Leadership Work on Farm Bill — More Needs to Be Done to Shore Up Farm Safety Net, Says NFU

NFU Appreciates Senate Ag Leadership Work on Farm Bill — More Needs to Be Done to Shore Up Farm Safety Net, Says NFU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee leadership today released draft text of a new farm bill. National Farmers Union president Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response to the draft text: “Farmers Union appreciates the hard work of Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member … Read More

2017 Policy

Policy of the National Farmers Union Click here for the PDF version Enacted by delegates to the 115th anniversary convention San Diego, CA March 5 – 8, 2017 National Farmers Union Mission and Vision Statements Mission – To advocate for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers … Read More

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