American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and National Farmers Union leader Roger Johnson joined ranks on stage at NFU’s annual convention Sunday to build awareness of AFBF and NFU's joint campaign, Farm Town Strong (FTS), against opioid addiction in rural America.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2017 – In addition to usual suspects like renewable fuels and farm bill policy, members of the National Farmers Union will be dipping their toes into one of the hottest legislative pools in Washington this week: the health care debate.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2017 - The House plans to finish work this week on a giant, eight-bill appropriations measure as lawmakers look to set up negotiations with the Senate on a fiscal 2018 budget agreement.
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2017 - A group called Family Farm Action has been launched to lobby for the interests of family farmers and against “multinational agribusiness monopolies that are destroying rural economies and way of life.”
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 - As President Donald Trump weighs the merits of keeping the United States in the Paris Agreement, the National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the administration to maintain U.S. commitments ...
WASHINGTON, Mar. 24, 2017 - Sonny Perdue did everything he had to do at his Senate confirmation hearing. President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary pledged repeatedly to be a “tenacious” advocate for agriculture.