Read our official statement on the Farm Bill released by the Conference Committee last night. NFFC Responds to 2014 Conference Committee Farm Bill
100+ Groups Urge USDA to Suspend CAFO Loans (11.16.09) – Over 100 groups signed a letter to Secretary Vilsack urging the USDA to to immediately suspend all direct or guaranteed loans for the construction or expansion of specialized hog or poultry production facilities. NFFC and 50-plus Groups Send Letter to Secretaries Vilsack and Geithner Urging Action on Farm Loans and Foreclosures...
USDA Farm Loan Programs (FLP) – Farmers Legal Action Group (FLAG) for NFFC – Senate Agriculture Committee Oversight Hearing
NEW REPORTS DISPEL NOTIONS OF A BOOMING FARM SECTOR (04.11.11) - Barriers to Credit and Low Net Cash Farm Income Erode Viability of Farms During “Great Recession.”
May 20: Dairy Farmers Press Congress for Emergency Action to Stem Economic Collapse (05.20.09). - NFFC held a press teleconference call urging Congress to set an emergency floor price, increase access to farm credit, and calling for a new dairy pricing system.