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The Future of Farming is Now

2017-05-19 18:32:07| National Farmers Union

By Natalie McGill and Stewart Lundy, Owners & Operators of Perennial Roots Farm Farmers tend to be rugged individualists. They might be a little rough around the edges, but that tough skin is just part of how they are able to do the hard work of farming. The constant ups and downs in farming require real […]

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Trump Must Consider Policy Impacts to Rural and Farming Communities, NFU Says

2017-03-01 04:40:43| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2017 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress tonight, offering a blueprint of his vision for the future of the country. NFU President Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response: President Trumps agenda must begin to consider and prioritize the […]

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Access to Land: Farming on County Property

2017-01-31 19:12:08| National Farmers Union

By Jimmy Dula, NFU Intern As land values in many parts of the county continue to rise, and as urban development threatens rural landscapes, county governments have begun taking stewardship of farmland and its development rights in order to make the land available to farmers. Though programs vary in structure and funding, they share the […]

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What Can Farmers Do About Climate Change? Forest Farming

2017-01-30 16:28:26| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of Conservation Policy and NFU Foundation Last week, the Climate Column discussed one practice, alley cropping, that builds climate resilience of farmland by incorporating trees. The National Agroforesty Center (NAC) promotes other such practices, including forest farming. Forest farming is the cultivation of high-value specialty crops under the protection of a forest canopy that has been […]

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Access to Land: Farming for a Paycheck

2017-01-03 18:55:40| National Farmers Union

By Jimmy Dula, NFU Intern Among the many alternative agricultural economic models that have cropped up in recent years, farming for a paycheck has become increasingly common. Unlike traditional farming models, in which a producers self-generated income is contingent on crop yields and sales, in this arrangement, a third party guarantees producers a fixed salary […]

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