Credit, Loans, and Disaster

NFFC NFFC Weighs In

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.

Dairy

NFFC NFFC Weighs In

Dairy Crisis – Paul Rozwadowski for NFFC – House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry

Genetic Engineering

NFFC NFFC Weighs In

Todd Leake for Dakota Resource Council and the Western Organization of Resource Councils – U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Domestic PolicySubcommittee Hearing – “Is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Accounting for the Costs to Farmers From Contamination Caused by Genetically Engineered (GE) Plants?” (03.13.08)