Trade

CTC Letter on Fast Track and the TPP Letter on the TPP regarding Dairy to Rep. Peterson Letter to the USTR on US opposition to WTO proposals from developing countries to address their food security objectives and to allow for greater public spending to ensure more stable food supplies and prices. Letter to Ron Kirk,[…]

Largest projected price decline for corn in 60 years

Daryll Ray and Harwood Schaeffer of the University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture, just released an important article on the increases in demand and production cost for corn despite a projected price decline of about 35%. Please read the full article here. “With higher year-ending stocks for the 2013 crop, the USDA projects a mid-range[…]

Ground Operations: Growing Legislative Support for Veteran Farmers

When veterans return home to a crumbling economy, where can they turn? How about to NFFC member the Farmer Veteran Coalition? Dulanie Ellis and Raymond Singer have created the film “Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields” to highlight the amazing work that Veteran farmers are doing across the country. In a briefing on the Hill today,[…]