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No to RFS Small Refinery Exemptions

No to RFS Small Refinery Exemptions

(AMES, Iowa) August 5, 2019 — National Farmers Organization says the country’s farmers deserve better when it comes to renewable volume obligations under the 2020 proposed Renewable Fuel Standards. “The EPA hosted a listening session July 31 on RFS standards, and we hope they took note of what ag leaders had to say...
New Policy to Save Small Dairy Farms

New Policy to Save Small Dairy Farms

(AMES, Iowa) July 29, 2019 — National Farmers Organization says the country needs a new policy to protect small dairy farms, struggling with income nearly one-half of what it was five years ago. The organization recommends a special program targeted to smaller-sized dairies, while all dairymen would operate...
National Farmers Urges Passing USMCA, Lifting Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

National Farmers Urges Passing USMCA, Lifting Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

(AMES, Iowa) May 2, 2019 — National Farmers Organization says USMCA must be passed soon so financially beleaguered farmers—battered by concentration, tariffs and trade uncertainty—will have a chance at better prices. In the past four years, American dairy producers have experienced a milk price decline of nearly 50 percent. Just last year, 2,800 dairy farmers went out of business.

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