NFU Reiterates Farm Bill Priorities, Urges No Changes to COOL

January 22, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 maugusto@nfudc.org WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson sent a letter today to the members of the farm bill conference committee emphasizing the importance of finishing a five-year, comprehensive farm bill as soon as possible. “It is time to move the farm bill … Read More

NFU Cautiously Optimistic Following Omnibus Spending Bill Passage

January 17, 2014Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melisa Augusto, 202-314-3191 maugusto@nfudc.org 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 maugusto@nfudc.org 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 maugusto@nfudc.org 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 maugusto@nfudc.org 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

Family Farms: Our Promise for a Sustainable Future

December 3, 2013Press Releases

PENNSYLVANIA FARMERS UNION NEWS RELEASE Contact name: Hannah Smith-Brubaker Phone number: 717-576-0794 E-mail address: pafarmersunion@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2013 Farmers Union Convention Keynoter and Renowned Agricultural Economist, John Ikerd, Releases Paper  Family Farms: Our Promise for a Sustainable Future   HARRISBURG, PA. [December 3, 2013] John Ikerd, renowned agricultural economist, today released his paper … Read More

Invitation: Annual Convention 2013

October 1, 2013Press Releases

Pennsylvania Farmers Union Annual Convention December 7 • Dixon University, Harrisburg Register by Clicking Here     Keynote: John Ikerd Family Farms: Our Promise for a Sustainable Future John Ikerd was raised on a small dairy farm in southwest Missouri, is today Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri, and writes and speaks extensively on issues … Read More

NFU Board Passes Resolution on Farm Bill, COOL and the RFS

September 7, 2013Press Releases

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution today indicating the obligation of Congress to provide certainty for our nation’s family farmers, ranchers and consumers by passing a five-year farm bill and by continuing to support Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).