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,[…]
Please read this Food Safety Modernization Act sign-on letter in defense of the Tester-Hagan exemption. It was submitted to the USDA as a formal comment on FSMA to both the Produce Safety and the Preventive Controls rule.
Click here to listen to the DairyLine story on NFFC’s Dairy Teleconference!
Today, NFFC joined Friends of the Earth in a protest outside of the Charlie Palmer’s Steak House where USTR Mike Froman had lunch with “green groups” to discuss the Trans Pacific Partnership. Here is a photo of a “Monsanto” representative carving up the earth with “TPP cleavers” in the background. On Saturday, NFFC joined DC[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
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Here is a new letter sent to the President about restoring full funding for Section 2501 of the Farm Bill. Letter to President Obama on Increasing 2501 – 81 groups 11-4