Read The Latest From Daryll Ray….

Check out the latest article by Daryll E. Ray who holds the Blasingame Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Policy, Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee, and is the Director of UT’s Agricultural Policy Analysis Center (APAC). His latest article looks at a farmer’s decision on whether to participate in Price Loss Coverage (PLC) or the county-yield-based[…]

GMO Labeling Bill Hearing

The Health subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee convened on December 10th to discuss competing proposals; H.R. 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014 and H.R. 1699, the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act. Watch Congresswoman Chellie Pingree address a rally outside the House Hearing to represent public opposition to the Safe and[…]

NFFC One of Many Voices at TPP Protest

Symone Sanders (202) 454-5108, Dec. 8, 2014 Outside Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations in Washington, D.C., Hundreds Gather to Protest TPP, Toast the Demise of Fast Track Authority WASHINGTON, D.C. – An hour of loud chanting and noisemakers ensured that the chief negotiators from the 12 nations involved in Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks today were[…]

Group Coalition Letter Opposing Changes to COOL

December 2, 2014 The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Chairwoman Senate Appropriations Committee The Capitol S-128 The Honorable Richard Shelby Ranking Member Senate Appropriations Committee The Capitol S-146-A Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairwoman Mikulski and Ranking Member Shelby: The undersigned 207 farm, ranch, rural, faith, labor, environmental, farmworker, manufacturing and consumer organizations urge the[…]