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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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2020 Marketing Vision Convention Coverage

2020 Marketing Vision Convention Coverage

National Farmers President Paul Olson was re-elected as the organization’s leader for a four-year term Feb. 12, at the 20/20 Marketing Vision Convention in Bloomington, Minnesota. Bruce Shultz, Raynesford, Montana, was elected vice president.

Members Pass Policy for New Year

Members Pass Policy for New Year

At National Farmers 2020 convention in Bloomington, Minnesota Feb. 11, members passed policy recommendations on a wide range of farm topics.
Members supported re-enactment of a farmer-owned grain reserve program. The plan calls for the reserve to be isolated from the market and would only…

President’s Dessert Reception Honors Standouts

President’s Dessert Reception Honors Standouts

At the President’s Dessert Reception Feb. 11 at convention 2020, President Paul Olson presented three President’s Awards.
The first honored a multi-generational National Farmers family from Lancaster, Wisconsin. Ray and Sheri Ihm became members in 1967, but Ray was…

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…

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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.

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.

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