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NFU Opposes ERS, NIFA Reorganizations and Relocations

2018-09-18 19:14:21| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson today wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging him not to reorganize and relocate the departments Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) agencies. The NFU […]

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White House Ups the Ante in Trade Dispute with China

2018-09-18 17:28:23| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON In a move that will further escalate trade tensions, the Trump administration yesterday announced its intention to place a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and threatened to levy tariffs on an additional $267 billion worth of imports. […]

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NFU Honors 26 Congressional Champions of Family Agriculture with Golden Triangle Award

2018-09-13 23:00:50| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202.314.3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON National Farmers Union (NFU) proudly recognized 26 outstanding U.S. Senators and Representatives who have demonstrated leadership and support at the federal policymaking level for family farmers, ranchers and their rural communities. The Golden Triangle Award, the family farm organizations highest legislative honor, […]

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Family Farm Champions Urge Farm Bill Passage, Trade Support to Help Farmers Weather Growing Financial Crisis

2018-09-12 21:10:01| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON As family farmers and ranchers endure a growing financial crisis in the farm economy, a handful of congressional champions for family agriculture joined the National Farmers Union (NFU) Fly-In today in emphasizing the critical need for passage of the 2018 farm bill […]

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350 Family Farm Advocates Fly-In to Washington to Lobby Congress, the Administration

2018-09-12 14:00:31| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2018 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202.314.3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON Amidst an historic decline in net farm income and added disruptions in agricultural trade and biofuel markets, 350 family farmers and ranchers traveled to the nations capital this week to meet face-to-face with top Trump administration officials and members of Congress as […]

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