Check out our beginning farmer program, AgProfit Strategies. If you are a conventional grain, dairy or livestock producer living within our 15 state program footprint and you have filed 10 or fewer Schedule F tax forms, keep reading.
AgProfit Strategies Keypoints
Receive $250 for attending one of our in-person seminars or on-line courses.
Receive $350 to become a mentee in our Mentoring Program.
Become eligible for a grant of between $2500 – $10,000 if you were financially harmed by the pandemic.
Experienced farmers, please consider becoming a mentor in our program. You can earn $400.
At National Farmers, we value our members and we value your input. In fact, we’re established in a way that means we need it. Where do we get this informative farmer input? At state conventions and national convention each year.
We also host other events from time to time, educational workshops and gatherings of ag producers or staff in certain areas. Our program, FarmStarts, provides training for beginning farmers who have been in the business for less than 10 years.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events!
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Cattle, Grain and Milk Producers
Whether you produce conventional grains, milk or beef, it’s getting tougher to make real profits today. That’s why we offer AgProfit Strategies Workshops in 15 states across the heart of farm country.
These farm workshops are put by National Farmers Organization—a group of farmers who market conventional and organic production. Completely free, these day-long meetings provide good information to seasoned and beginning farmers alike—real tools you can go home with to help you in your current operation, or the one you hope to start someday.
Filled with advanced information about marketing, risk management, budgeting, and operational structure—you’ll be mighty glad you made the decision to attend one in your area.
And, if you have been farming ten years or less, you can receive a $200 payment to help cover the costs from being away from your farm or job.
Topics may differ, depending on the meeting location.
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May 9, 2022 AMES, Iowa— National Farmers Organization’s ongoing support of mandatory Country of Origin Labeling continues with recent U.S. House legislation. Congressmen Lance Gooden (R-Tex.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), introduced a bill for MCOOL in late March which would…
Profit margin drives the decision for Chris Halls and his parents, Mark and Michelle, to finish Holsteins on their Brooten, Minnesota operation, in the rolling hills of the west central part of the state. “We’ve always been able to make more money feeding Holsteins than colored cattle…
Re-establish non-recourse loans as a price support instead of marketing loans, and that loan rates be set at $5.00 per bushel on corn, $7.50 per bushel on wheat, and $12.00 per bushel on soybeans. Re-enact a farmer-owned grain reserve program with the fallowing provisions: The reserve…
A long-time advocate for National Farmers Organization passed away Dec. 11. Kelly Shockman, Grand Rapids, N.D., was past president of the North Dakota National Farmers Organization, and served on the organization’s national board of directors. He was active in farm politics at both…
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National Farmers Organization signed on to a letter by several farm groups urging passage of the American Beef Labeling Act of 2021, Oct. 27. The legislation would restore mandatory Country of Origin labeling for beef. The American Beef Labeling Act (S.2716) addresses…
Our Dairy Division is growing. That’s wonderful, but we can never forget that new milk needs new markets. Our sales staff relies on seven time-tested principles as they develop good homes for the milk our members produce. 1. We don’t compete with our buyers by owning or operating processing…
Even in these strange COVID-19 times, the Livestock Division staff continues to post year-over-year, double-digit volume increases. As issues of staffing, quarantines, masks and mandatory vaccinations plague the packing industry and trickle down to markets and producers, National Farmers Livestock has…
This past year has presented many and varied challenges, however, your National Farmers Grain Division has experienced a successful year with significant growth and the addition of some excellent professionals to our team. LuAnn Robinson, our longtime grain settlement specialist, retired…
National Farmers Grain Division has named two new marketing representatives. Scott Wharton is the new conventional grain representative for Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.
Wharton grew up on a National Farmers dairy operation in Mason, Illinois, and has considerable…
Corn is King. – We have all heard that saying over the years. In today’s world does it mean anything. Is it even relevant?
Those of us in National Farmers used to predict that cheap corn meant cheap…
Have you had a chance to see the new ad we are running in farm papers across the country? If not, you can look at it in this edition of the Magazine.
We’ve been getting some great responses to the ad. I’d like to hear from each…
What a difference a couple of months can make. Last time I penned this article we were wondering how high the market could go. Now, of course we’re wondering if it can get back to the level it was then, the hope marketing…
Basis levels for November-December 2021 delivery are higher for farmers’ delivery locations east of the Mississippi, when compared with the harvest pressure placed upon the cash markets. For farmers, basis is one market signal to…
After last year’s convention cancellation because of safety concerns about COVID-19, members are excited to attend our annual winter meeting next year. And Bettendorf, Iowa is the place for Convene ‘22, February 8-9. We have packed the…
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“This farm has been National Farmers affiliated for a long time back, and we’ve trended down the road with it.”
“The easy decision was choosing to use National Farmers risk management programs. For four years now, Schultz has been taking advantage of options, forward contracts and other marketing tools to sell his feeder cattle.”
“I want to price my product. National Farmers negotiators have options. They can bargain. You don’t need to take what companies offer.”
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