Opposition to anti-GIPSA rider letter to House Appropriations

One hundred sixty eight organizations across the country signed onto a letter asking the House Appropriations Committee to oppose policy riders that inhibit GIPSA’s regulation and implementation authority. Please read the House anti-GIPSA rider letter here.

Dairy leader’s letter on fair milk prices sent to Ag Committees

To: Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chair of the Senate Ag Committee, Senator Thad Cochran, Minority Chair of the Senate Ag Committee Rep. Frank Lucas; Chair; House Ag Committee Rep. Colin Peterson, Minority Chair; House Ag Committee                                                                                                                                                        January 10, 2014 Dear Agriculture Leaders:   I fully believe it’s time you bring closure to the[…]

Competition in Agriculture

Letter to Congress on the serious financial crisis experienced by the majority of U.S. dairy farmers Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Vilsack to call for investigation of sheep market Letter to Congressional Agriculture Committee Leaders on competition issues in the 2012 Farm Bill Letter to Attorney General Holder and Secretary Vilsack to call[…]

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July 21: NFFC Testifies in Congressional Hearing on Dairy Crisis (07.21.09) – NFFC Dairy Subcommittee Chairman Paul Rozwadowski testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry on the corruption and greed plaguing the dairy industry that is responsible for the current record low milk prices. Read the testimony here.

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July 14: Family Farmers and and Consumer Group Expose House Ag Hearing for Failure to Address Real Causes and Solutions to Dairy Crisis (07.14.09) – The National Family Farm Coalition held a public flyering and press teleconference today to highlight the failure of the House Agriculture Subcommittee’s hearing on the dairy crisis to spotlight the voices[…]

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March 12: U.S. Family Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Criticize NAIS as Threat to Farmer Livelihoods and Local Food Systems (03.12.09) – The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Dairy, Livestock and Poultry held a hearing March 11 examining implementation of NAIS. Congressional representatives failed to understand that NAIS will neither address animal disease nor food safety.