NFU Leads Letter to Congress: Uphold Packers and Stockyards Act Progress

Dan Cattle, Legislative, Marketing, National Farmers Union (NFU)

Last week, the National Farmers Union (NFU) sent a letter to Appropriations Committee leadership (.pdf) opposing restrictions that would undo work to revitalize the Packers and Stockyards Act. The letter, signed by national, regional, and state organizations, points out that “opponents of competitive agricultural markets are seeking to roll back the work USDA has already completed, prevent USDA from making …

Farmers’ Share of July Fourth Food Dollar Continues to Shrink

Dan Agri-Business, Economy, National Farmers Union (NFU), This Land of Ours

That meal you enjoyed on the Fourth isn’t paying farmers what it used to. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The National Farmers Union (NFU) released the 2023 numbers for the Farmers’ Share of the Food Dollar Report covering several items typically found at a Fourth of July cookout. The NFU says every year, the troubling trend of …