Links to Other Organizations

National Farmers Union, officially called the Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America, was founded in 1902 in Point, Texas by Newt Gresham. National Farmers Union is a general farm organization with a membership of nearly 300,000 farm and ranch families throughout the United States. National Farmers Union is a federation that represents farmers and ranchers in all states. The presidents of the 24 state and regional Farmers Union organizations (33 states in all) serve as its board of directors.

State Farmers Union

Nebraska Rural Radio Association

Tune in the Rural Radio Networks AM stations each Monday and Wednesday to catch NEFU President John K. Hansen speak on 'Irons In The Fire.' KNEB airs at 1:15pm, and the KRVN and KTIC shows air at 1:40pm.

Other Organizations

American Corn Growers Association

The American Corn Growers Association is America’s leading  progressive commodity association, representing the interests of thousands of corn producers in 28 states.

Center for Rural Affairs

The Center for Rural Affairs is a private, non-profit organization working to strengthen small businesses, family farms and ranches, and rural communities.

Farm Aid

Farm Aid brings together the common interests of family farmers, consumers, and people who care about the environment. Farm Aid’s goal is to keep family farmers on their land and to restore a strong family farm system of agriculture.

Institute for Ag and Trade Policy

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy.

National Farmers Organization (NFO)

National Farmers is a not-for-profit, paid-membership general farm organization. It evolved from a farm protest movement in 1955 into a producer-owned organization of farmers which today negotiates contracts and terms of sale for hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of its family-farmer members in 37 agricultural states in the continental U.S.

Nebraska Appleseed Center

The Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest is a non-profit, non-partisan law project committed to equal justice for all Nebraskans.

Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM)

The Organization for Competitive Markets is a multidisciplinary nonprofit group made up of farmers, ranchers, academics, attorneys, political leaders and business people. OCM provides research, information and advocacy towards a goal of increasing competition in the agricultural marketplace and protecting those markets from abuses of corporate power.

R-Calf USA

R-CALF USA is a national non-profit cattle association representing only cow/calf producers and independent stockers and feeders. In 1999 R-CALF USA became a national membership organization and is now the fastest growing cattle association in the U.S.

Economic Development

Dedicated to helping your co-op reach directly to consumers in markets all over the globe, this site will help you plan and build a successful online business.

Center for Applied Rural Innovation

For links and information on rural economic development, niche marketing, and rural entrepreneurship.

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center 

For information on rural economic development and value-added opportunities.

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