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: 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).

Latest on the Farm Bill…

June 13, 2013Press Releases

The farm bill is really a food, energy and jobs bill, and all consumers, farmers and rural Americans have a responsibility to be engaged in the farm bill debate.

Trying to Make Sense of the FSMA?

April 16, 2013Press Releases

FSMA gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broad new powers to prevent food safety problems, detect and respond to food safety issues, and improve the safety of imported foods.

Pennsylvania Plays Instrumental Role…

March 7, 2013Press Releases

Pennsylvania Plays Instrumental Role in Policy Adoption at National Farmers Union Annual Convention HARRISBURG, PA (March 7, 2013) – The Pennsylvania Farmers Union (PFU) was represented at the National Farmers Union (NFU) 111th Anniversary Convention by board president, Kim Miller, and executive director, Hannah Smith-Brubaker (delegate). The convention adjourned Tuesday afternoon in Springfield, MA, where the four-day … Read More