NFFC In the News


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  • The UN is holding a summit…Why are so many people upset about it?

    November 7, 2021

    By Lela Nargi. Posted on September 17, 2021, The Counter dove into the concerns raised by a range of organizations about the UN Food Systems Summit. “Farmers, ecologists, academics—and even some of the UN’s own food policy experts—say the organization is favoring corporate interests over human welfare.”

  • As House focuses on China, farm groups see other land buyers

    November 7, 2021

    By Ellyn Ferguson. Originally posted August 5, 2021, this Roll Call article highlights NFFC’s demand for lawmakers to view farmland purchases by pension funds, corporations and wealthy individuals as an obstacle to new farmers for entering the industry or to small farmers for expanding their operations.

  • Deep Pockets in Farmland Investment Exacerbate Racial Inequities

    November 7, 2021

    By Humon Heidarian, originally posted July 18, 2021. This Food & Power article is one of a series examining the influence of farmland investments on equity and the future of food.

  • Could Price Parity, Supply Management Change the Game for BIPOC Farmers?

    November 7, 2021

    By Ray Levy Uyeda, originally posted April 14, 2021. This Civil Eats author looked in depth at the Disparity to Parity partners work to outline the harms of our industrial agricultural system, including the loss of Black-owned farmland.

  • Dairy farmers facing crisis as milk consumption, prices decline

    November 7, 2021

    By Brittany De Lea, originally posted February 6, 2020. This Yahoo article mentions National Family Farm Coalition data which suggests that farmers are paid $1.45 per gallon of milk which costs them $2 per gallon of milk to produce.

  • US asks for dispute resolution in USMCA dairy spat with Canada

    June 15, 2021

    By Jim Cornall, originally posted May 27, 2021, at www.dairyreporter.com. Some dairy groups in the US are happy that USTR and USDA advanced the first USMCA dispute panel on dairy while others, including NFFC and many member organizations, are still pressing for the dispute to be dropped.

  • NFFC and allies disagree with EPA’s 2020 dicamba registration

    June 15, 2021

    By Jacqui Fatka, originally posted May 26, 2021, at farmprogress.com. In its report, EPA’s own Office of Inspector General says EPA did not conduct the required internal peer reviews of scientific documents created to support the dicamba decision.

  • Environmental groups sue EPA on dicamba registration

    June 15, 2021

    By Jacqui Fatka, originally posted December 23, 2020, at farmprogress.com. NFFC, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center for Biological Diversity, and Center for Food Safety say EPA’s re-registration does not go far enough to address pesticide drift concerns.

  • Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through Agroecology

    November 14, 2020

    Posted September 30, 2020, this Civil Eats article praises the progress that the MST – Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra/Landless Workers Movement of Brazil – has made teaching and following the practices of agroecology.

  • Fighting over Farming the Oceans

    November 14, 2020

    Originally posted November 9, 2020, Civil Eats highlights the problems of marine CAFOs that members of Don’t Cage our Ocean, such as NFFC and Greenpeace, have raised.

Our perspectives and voices of our members in selected national and local media in the last year.