NFFC convenes upcoming Dairy Tele-press call

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Press, Releases | 1 comment

As the House and Senate Conferees are slated to begin conferencing the 2013 farm bill on Wednesday, October 30, the NFFC Dairy Subcommittee will convene a tele-press call on Tuesday, October 29, at 1 PM EDT/10AM PDT.   Dairy farmers and representatives from consumer and dairy-related businesses from will describe the impacts of the current economic crisis, as well as the potential outcomes from the 2013 farm bill, on farmers, their...

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Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in Releases |

September 4: Family Farmers Plead for No New Doha Round (09.04.09). As trade ministers meet in New Delhi, India today to revive the WTO Doha Round, the National Family Farm Coalition today denounced efforts to further liberalize agricultural markets. Ben Burkett, a Mississippi farmer and NFFC president, said, “We need more food sovereignty, not more free trade. Millions of Mexican farmers have been driven off their land due to the below-cost...

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