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(Ames, Iowa) May 7, 2020 — National Farmers Organization dairy leader says it’s time for milk regulators to recognize U.S. milk markets should be treated as one national system, rather than the regional approach USDA’s Federal Milk Marketing Orders uses now.
Farming for decades, Tom and Karen Wencl, on their Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, organic dairy farm, in 2012, launched the transition process of integrating their sons, Wayne and Chris, into the operation as partners.
“We operate as an LLC, where the sons are taking some ownership…
As dairy farmers are pounded by rock-bottom pay prices because of COVID-19, National Farmers is calling for a moratorium on farm foreclosures. And one federal milk marketing order to help assist with extreme farmer financial distress.
“We must have a national…
At national convention, I talked about one of my favorite movies: ‘Smokey and the Bandit’. The theme song particularly sticks in my mind: “We’ve got a long way to go, and a short time to get there.”
I think that line pretty much says where we are in today’s dairy industry. Since convention, COVID-19…
By using the Grain Marketing Plus framework, farmers can achieve better revenues. The framework recommends being active marketers during the spring through early summer planting season. Looking back at historical yearly price action, the board has rallied…
At NForganics, we recognize a great deal of potential for the organic grain marketing program, and even better, for the farmers we intend to help, having gained a substantial number of bushels to work with, and new people.
National Farmers Endorses New York Senator Gillibrand’s, Congresswoman Maloney’s Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act
(Ames, Iowa) April 28, 2020 — National Farmers Organization on Tuesday endorsed the Relief for America’s Small Farmers Act introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y.
National Farmers Proposes Moratorium on Farm Foreclosures, One National Milk Marketing Order in Wake of COVID-19 Consequences
(Ames, Iowa) April 20, 2020 — As dairy farmers are pounded by rock-bottom pay prices because of COVID-19’s economic repercussions, National Farmers, a national milk, beef and grains marketer, is calling for a moratorium on farm foreclosures, and one federal milk marketing order to help with extreme farmer financial distress.