June 25: Family Farmers Applaud Urgently Needed TRADE Act to Help Fix Broken Food System (06.25.09) – NFFC applauded the introduction of the TRADE Act in the House which offers urgent and necessary reforms to trade agreements that have harmed family farmers around the world while allowing dangerous unsafe food into the United States. Trade agreements[…]
June 3: Dairy Farmers Host Emergency Rally in Iowa (06.03.09) – Dairy farmers from the National Family Farm Coalition, along with Farm Aid, Iowa Farmers Union and other farm groups, participated in an urgent rally attended by nearly 200 farmers in Manchester, Iowa. With prices for milk collapsing by over 50% for farmers in one year,[…]
June 1: NFFC Signs Onto Trinational Statement Against Monsanto GM Wheat – In response to a call from industry groups advocating for commercialization of genetically engineered wheat, NFFC signed onto a statement with groups from Canada and Australia reminding Monsanto consumers have already rejected GM wheat. Read the full counter statement here.