US Family Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Consider NAIS a Threat

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.

Dairy Farmers Refute Milk Price Collapse Caused by Overproduction

March 4: Dairy Farmers Refute Milk Price Collapse Caused by Overproduction (03.04.09) – NFFC Dairy Subcommittee hosted a press teleconference call stating that until we deal with the reality of a broken pricing system at the CME, massive imports and corruption in our dairy cooperatives, dairy farmers will never be able to obtain fair prices that[…]