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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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Convene ’21 Set For the Quad Cities, Iowa Feb. 9-10

Convene ’21 Set For the Quad Cities, Iowa Feb. 9-10

The Isle Hotel & Casino in the Quad Cities, Iowa, is scheduled for National Farmers winter meeting next February. “COVID-19 has thrown a monkey wrench into our meeting plans, because of the unknowns,” said National Farmers Director of Communications Perry Garner.

Pacific Northwest Dairy Producers Choose National Farmers

Pacific Northwest Dairy Producers Choose National Farmers

Farmers help farmers. That’s the standard, the ag ethic, in fact. Because of that, in January, when National Farmers leaders saw an opportunity to help Pacific Northwest Organic Valley dairy farmers, they proposed handling their milk.

Northern Grain Region Has New Marketing Representative

Northern Grain Region Has New Marketing Representative

Steve Armour, a former grain marketing staff member who left National Farmers in 2010, has been named the independent contract marketer for members in the organization’s North Grain Region. Members in Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota…

President’s Message

President’s Message

While we all continue to live in a world of uncertainty and overabundance of bad news, I would like to switch gears and talk about some of the positive things that enhance the goals of National Farmers Organization.

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Federal Milk Marketing Order Reform

(Ames, Iowa) August 10, 2020 — National Farmers Organization dairy leaders say it’s time for the elimination of bloc voting by co-ops, when it comes to Federal Milk Marketing Order hearings. Currently, only dairy farmers who are independent and not members of cooperatives may cast individual ballots.

May 7, 2020, National Farmers Says It’s Time to Recognize U.S. has One Federal Order Milk Market, Not 11

(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.

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.

U.S. Dairy Farmers Face Market Shock Wave from COVID-19

U.S. Dairy Farmers Face Market Shock Wave from COVID-19   (Ames, Iowa) April 1, 2020 — In some areas of the country, automobiles line up for more than a mile at food banks because Americans are experiencing rising unemployment levels caused by the COVID-19...

One National Milk Marketing Order Needed as Coronavirus Fallout Reveals Flaws in U.S. Dairy Production System

(Ames, Iowa) March 19, 2020 — The production of milk, grains and meat is vital to national interests, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will undoubtedly be felt on farms across the United States.

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