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National Farmers is an agricultural marketing organization for the nation’s farmers and ranchers. Specializing in conventional and organic dairy, grains and livestock production, member producers take advantage of our group marketing and risk management services to maximize their profits.

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National Farmers is an agricultural marketing organization for the nation’s farmers and ranchers. Specializing in conventional and organic dairy, grains and livestock production, member producers take advantage of our group marketing and risk management services to maximize their profits.

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Make Convention Hotel Reservations Before Jan. 18

Make Convention Hotel Reservations Before Jan. 18

Your National Farmers 20/20 Marketing Vision Convention is right around the corner, February 10-12. That means it’s time to make your hotel reservation, due before January 18. After that date, rates could go up.
The big event takes place in Minneapolis-Bloomington at the…

V.P. Riniker Says Farley Business Growth Model For Organization

V.P. Riniker Says Farley Business Growth Model For Organization

Vice President Paul Riniker knows National Farmers, agriculture and cattle.
Through the last several years, the number of cattle marketed through National Farmers using the Nexus Ag Marketing risk management programs has grown by double-digit…

National Farmers Receives Beginning Conventional Farmer Grant

National Farmers Receives Beginning Conventional Farmer Grant

National Farmers received a $600,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The three-year project will provide training, education, outreach and technical assistance to conventional farmers and ranchers in 15 states across the country.

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

By Brad Rach
This year’s Dairy Division presentation at national convention in February will be especially important.
Many of our members have their financial backs to the wall. Milk markets have been awful.

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

By Pat Lampert
There’s a lot happening in the news that has the ability to positively impact markets for cattle producers.
The Phase I trade deal with China calls for the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages, and…

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National Farmers Organization Highlights its Dairy Farm Structure Management Plan at Convention 2020 in Bloomington, Minnesota

(Ames, Iowa) February 14, 2020 — At its 2020 Marketing Vision Convention in Bloomington, Minnesota February 12, National Farmers Dairy Division Director, Brad Rach said the country is losing family dairy farms at an alarming rate. In Minnesota alone, he said the state lost 11.9 percent of its…

National Farmers Ratifies 2020 Ag Policy Positions at its Farm Business Meeting in Bloomington, Minnesota

(Ames, Iowa) February 14, 2020 — At National Farmers Convention 2020 in Bloomington, Minnesota February 11, members passed policy recommendations on a wide range of farm-related topics.

Olson, Schaffer Speak About Farm Issues, Ag Trade at Convention 2020 in Bloomington, Minnesota

(Ames, Iowa) February 14, 2020 — At its 2020 Marketing Vision Convention in Bloomington, Minnesota February 11, National Farmers President, Paul Olson, Taylor, Wisconsin spoke about the state of affairs in agriculture and the impacts continuing mergers and buyer consolidation has had on farmers and ranchers.

National Farmers Organization President and Vice President Elected

(Bloomington, Minnesota) February 13, 2020 — National Farmers President, Paul Olson was re-elected as the organization’s leader for a four-year term Wednesday, at Convention 2020 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Bruce Shultz, Raynesford, Montana was elected Vice President of the organization.

Elections, Standout Speakers Headline National Farmers 20/20 Marketing Vision Convention in Bloomington, Minn. Feb. 10-12

(AMES, Iowa) Jan. 20, 2020—National Farmers members from across the U.S. will convene at the annual winter meeting Feb. 10-12 in Bloomington, Minn., listening to agricultural experts about the farm economy, livestock contracting and nutrition trends, farm policy, ag risk management and marketing.

Free AgProfit Strategies workshop in Hopkinsville will highlight risk management, financials, hemp

(AMES, Iowa) Jan.3, 2020—Challenging farm economic times are the mother of important new AgProfit Strategies — workshops, that is, for beginning and experienced farmers, slated for Hopkinsville, Ky., January 15.

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