NFU Expresses Support for White House’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

May 9, 2022Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2022 Contact: Lyndsey Medsker [email protected], (202) 557-5328 WASHINGTON – Earlier today, the White House launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a new program intended to close the U.S. digital divide by making reliable, high-speed internet affordable to many families in rural and urban communities. The program will provide an estimated … Read More

Food Safety for All Types of Learners

April 27, 2022Blog, Food Safety No Comments

By: Katherine Olvera, NFU Intern How do you learn best? Some of us turn to workshops hosted by experts where we can see things firsthand and ask questions. Others like to do some learning from the comfort of our own home (or farm!), turning to online resources. As the Local Food Safety Collaborative (LFSC), a … Read More

Farmers Union Member Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

April 26, 2022Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2022 Contact: Lyndsey Medsker [email protected], (202) 557-5328 WASHINGTON – Representing National Farmers Union (NFU) in a hearing today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Shelly Ziesch testified in support of S.4030, the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2022 and S.3870, the Meat and Poultry … Read More

New Polling Data Shows Nebraska Voters Overwhelmingly Support Voluntary Conservation Programs and America the Beautiful Goals

April 21, 2022Press Releases No Comments

View the PowerPoint breakdown here: Conservation Poll Results View the survey toplines here: Survey Toplines       New Polling Data Shows Nebraska Voters Overwhelmingly Support Voluntary Conservation Programs and America the Beautiful Goals FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2:00 p.m., April 21st, 2022   CONTACTS: John Hansen, Nebraska Farmers Union  (402) 476-8815 [email protected] Lori Weigel, New … Read More

NFU Supports President Biden’s Approval of Year-Round E15, Regulatory Pathways for Canola

April 12, 2022Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2022 Contact: Lyndsey Medsker [email protected], (202) 557-5328 WASHINGTON – During a visit to Iowa this afternoon, President Biden announced an emergency waiver allowing year-round E15 sales, intended to provide economic savings for consumers and a boost for America’s corn farmers and rural communities. Additionally, the Administration outlined new provisions including … Read More

NFU Announces 2022-2023 Beginning Farmer Institute Participants

March 18, 2022Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2022 Contact: Lyndsey Medsker [email protected], (202) 557-5328 WASHINGTON – To support the next generation of American agriculture, National Farmers Union (NFU) today announced the eleven participants selected for its eleventh Beginning Farmer Institute (BFI) cohort. Over the course of nine months, attendees will participate in four sessions focused on technical … Read More

Farmers Union Kicks Off 120th Anniversary Convention

February 27, 2022Press Releases No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2022  Contact: Lyndsey Medsker [email protected], (202) 557-5328 DENVER – National Farmers Union (NFU) convenes its 120th Anniversary Convention this afternoon in Denver, Colorado, to celebrate American farm families and to set the organization’s policy positions and priorities for the coming year. More than 450 Farmers Union members from across the … Read More