New 21st-Century Ag Deal

New 21st-Century Ag Deal

U.S. Ag Needs a 21st-Century New Deal These are difficult times in farm country. Historic spring rains – 600 percent above average in some places – inundated fields and homes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that this year’s corn and soybean crops will be...
National Farmers Says USMCA Must Pass Soon to Help Farmers

National Farmers Says USMCA Must Pass Soon to Help Farmers

National Farmers Says USMCA Must Pass Soon to Help Farmers National Farmers Organization says USMCA must be passed soon so financially beleaguered farmers—battered by concentration, tariffs and trade uncertainty—will have a chance at better prices. In the past four...
Dairy Structure Management Overhaul Moves Into New Phase

Dairy Structure Management Overhaul Moves Into New Phase

Dairy Structure Management Overhaul Moves Into New Phase By Brad Rach We’re turning a big corner in our dairy policy work. As you may recall, we developed two policy proposals and introduced both in a series of Dairy Roadshow meetings around the country this past...
Consumers Impact Cattle Producers

Consumers Impact Cattle Producers

Consumers Impact Cattle Producers By Pat Lampert Cattlemen and women can’t help but notice comments from environmentalists about our industry. We take the heat from unscientific assertions about how our animals impact climate change and we read about a UK tax proposal...
Shamrock Farm Cares About Cow Quality

Shamrock Farm Cares About Cow Quality

Shamrock Farm Cares About Cow Quality   On O’Reilly Shamrock Farm, a family dairy farm near Goodhue, Minnesota, pasture and comfort form the basis for excellence in cow care. Steve operates the Holstein dairy farm with his sons, Zach and Ben. Including dry cows,...
National Farmers Joins with 200 Ag Groups to End Mergers

National Farmers Joins with 200 Ag Groups to End Mergers

National Farmers Joins with 200 Ag Groups to End Mergers Legislation supported by National Farmers Organization, NFU and more than 200 farm, food, rural, and consumer-advocacy organizations, delivered a letter to Congress endorsing food and agribusiness merger...