NFU Joins Broad Coalition in Support of USDA Rural Development

June 12, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – Recent efforts by the Trump Administration to weaken and eliminate important rural development work done within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are not sitting well with family farmers, ranchers, and rural residents. National Farmers Union (NFU) today joined a coalition of … Read More

U.S. Should Create a Fair Trade Framework That Puts Family Farmers, Ranchers, & Rural Communities First

June 12, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – As the Trump Administration navigates a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the administration to establish a new, fair trade framework for international trade deals that benefits family farmers, ranchers, and rural residents. … Read More

U.S. Should Create a Fair Trade Framework That Puts Family Farmers, Ranchers, & Rural Communities First

June 12, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – As the Trump Administration navigates a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the administration to establish a new, fair trade framework for international trade deals that benefits family farmers, ranchers, and rural residents. … Read More

Organic Livestock and Poultry Rules Benefits Family Organic Producers and Consumers

June 9, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – In an effort to improve the consistency and integrity of organic livestock practices and labeling, National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to finalize a set of regulations on organic livestock and poultry practices that are currently … Read More

NFU Announces Twenty Participants for 2017-18 Beginning Farmers Institute

June 8, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – National Farmers Union (NFU) has announced twenty beginning farmers and ranchers from across the United States to take part in the 2017-2018 Beginning Farmers Institute (BFI) program. The Institute empowers the success of America’s next generation of farmers by providing mentorship, technical … Read More

U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord Shirks Science, Neglects Devastating Impacts to Food System, Family Farms, and Future Generations

June 1, 2017Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 [email protected] WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced today that the U.S. will withdraw from the historic Paris Agreement, an accord among 192 nations to combat the potentially devastating impacts of climate change. Echoing concerns raised in a recent letter to President Trump, National Farmers Union … Read More