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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…

Minnesota’s Rohr Announces Candidacy for National President

Minnesota’s Rohr Announces Candidacy for National President

After much soul searching, and encouragement from others, I have decided to run for NFO President. Paul has served for 20 years, and that is a long time. Even a good man, which Paul is, does get tired and run out of new ideas in time.

Wades’ Winning Ways

Wades’ Winning Ways

In New York’s foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, lies farm country, the small community of Jasper, the more industrial town of Corning and WadeCrest, the dairy operation of Carroll, Carrie Sue and their son, CV Wade.

New Human Resources Administrator Osier Joins Home Office Team

New Human Resources Administrator Osier Joins Home Office Team

Shelley Osier joined National Farmers’ as Human Resources and Payroll Administrator in Ames, Iowa, in October, bringing a wealth of experience in her profession.
“I love payroll, and I like math, but I like people, so the mix of the position at National Farmers appeals to me,” Shelley said.

Organic Quality Concerns Crop Up, Impact Price Levels

Organic Quality Concerns Crop Up, Impact Price Levels

Organic grain marketing opportunities for the fall of 2019 do exist. The next question: What about the 2019 crop itself?
Many unanswered questions arise about the 2019 organic grain crop, including some quality questions with the harvest of small grains. Test weights were much lighter than average, and protein levels in wheat were much lower in spotty areas of the Midwest, as well. Not to mention molds and…

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