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Farmers Union Confronts the Farm Crisis

2017-05-16 14:10:27| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON The national farm economy is deteriorating, forcing many family farmers and ranchers to make tough financial decisions that will impact their families, communities, and the entire country. In order to provide farmers with the resources and support needed to endure these tough […]

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NFU, Coalition of Rural Organizations Oppose Elimination of Rural Development Mission Area and Under Secretary

2017-05-15 22:46:31| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON Highlighting the important work carried out by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, National Farmers Union (NFU) and a diverse coalition of rural organizations are calling on Congress to prevent any attempt to eliminate the Rural Development Mission Area (RD) and […]

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What Do Farmers Need to Know About Climate Change? Diversified Crop Rotation

2017-05-15 21:55:26| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of NFU Foundation and Conservation Policy Last week, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) published a study, Rotating Crops, Turning Profits: How Diversified Farming Systems Can Help Farmers While Protecting Soil and Preventing Pollution. It focuses on the environmental benefits, including reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased soil organic matter, of […]

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