House Passes Farm Bill, NFU Praises Efforts

January 29, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the H.R. 2642, the Agricultural Act of 2014, by a 251-166 vote this morning. “On behalf of the family farmers, ranchers, fishermen, rural residents … Read More

NFU Responds to State of the Union Address

January 28, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “NFU is encouraged by the president’s commitment to our country’s energy future. Passage of the farm bill conference report, with an … Read More

NFU Responds to State of the Union Address

January 28, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “NFU is encouraged by the president’s commitment to our country’s energy future. Passage of the farm bill conference report, with an … Read More

NFU Cautiously Optimistic Following Omnibus Spending Bill Passage

January 17, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 17, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson expressed cautious optimism after the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives’ passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the federal government running through September. “It isn’t all too often that Congress passes … Read More

NFU Cautiously Optimistic Following Omnibus Spending Bill Passage

January 17, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 17, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson expressed cautious optimism after the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives’ passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill that will keep the federal government running through September. “It isn’t all too often that Congress passes … Read More

NFU Women’s Conference Provides Skills, Guidance to Participants

January 14, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2014) – National Farmers Union’s (NFU) 2014 Women’s Conference will conclude today in Clearwater Beach, Fla. This conference for farm and rural women is based on the well-respected Annie’s Project education program. The event was held Jan. 11-14, 2014, and provided participants … Read More

NFU Women’s Conference Provides Skills, Guidance to Participants

January 14, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2014) – National Farmers Union’s (NFU) 2014 Women’s Conference will conclude today in Clearwater Beach, Fla. This conference for farm and rural women is based on the well-respected Annie’s Project education program. The event was held Jan. 11-14, 2014, and provided participants … Read More

NFU Opposed to Proposed Fast-Track Trade Authority

January 13, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson voiced opposition today to a bill, introduced last week by Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., that would allow trade agreements to move through Congress with limited debate and without amendments. “We … Read More

NFU Opposed to Proposed Fast-Track Trade Authority

January 13, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson voiced opposition today to a bill, introduced last week by Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., that would allow trade agreements to move through Congress with limited debate and without amendments. “We … Read More

COOL Arguments Heard in Court

January 9, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-554-1600 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement following the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hearing arguments in the ongoing Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) lawsuit in which NFU is an intervener: “Today’s argument presents to the … Read More

COOL Arguments Heard in Court

January 9, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-554-1600 [email protected] WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement following the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hearing arguments in the ongoing Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) lawsuit in which NFU is an intervener: “Today’s argument presents to the … Read More