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National Farmers Union has been working since 1902 to protect and enhance the quality of life for U.S. family farmers, ranchers and rural communities.
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NSAC Dec 8
Good news for farmers and ranchers with expiring 2014 CSP contracts – extra time for renewals, but you must sign your modification before the end of the year to be eligible!
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Kirsten Bourne Dec 8
DYK about the Women's Farming Conference in San Diego next month? Sessions on how to run a business, market your product, and make a food safety plan, plus a keynote by the inspiring
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Washington Journal Dec 8
National Farmers Union president Roger Johnson discusses legislation impacting agriculture, including the Farm Bill, trade and tariffs, and climate change. Watch Here:
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National Farmers Union Dec 7
Replying to @juliecache
(877) 662-7726!
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National Farmers Union Dec 7
Do you have questions about what's in the farm bill? Are you curious about how tariffs affect farmers and ranchers? Call in to CSPAN tomorrow morning and NFU President Roger Johnson will answer your most pressing agricultural questions!
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Farm Aid Dec 7
"Over the last 5 years, the agricultural seed, fertilizer & chemical industry has consolidated into 4 global giants: BASF, Bayer DowDuPont and ChemChina. According to the , seed prices have tripled since the 1990s, and since the mergers, fertilizer prices are up as well."
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Sarah Lloyd Dec 7
Farmers Union was founded in 1902 particularly around the issues of . Great to hear President Roger Johnson speak on issues of concentration in the marketplace.
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National Farmers Union Dec 7
Replying to @samkbloch
Who isn't heir to tequila and hot dog fortunes though?
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National Farmers Union Dec 7
Many freshman reps have already shown an interest in food and ag issues, including , , , , , & . We look forward to working with you on policy that supports farmers and rural communities!
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National Farmers Union Dec 6
Today's schedule: 4 PM ET: Food Safety Modernization Act & Organic Certification w/ 5:30: Live Q&A with Office of Community Food Systems 6:30: Vegetable production with 7:30: Advancing ecosystem service markets with
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National Farmers Union Dec 6
All good things must come to an end - today is the LAST DAY of . Don't worry if you haven't gotten in on the fun yet - if you register today, you can review all the (free!) educational materials through February!
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Farm Aid Dec 6
North Carolina farmers with damage and agricultural losses from Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael may be eligible for disaster assistance from the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018. Find more information at
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Farm Credit System Dec 6
there’s $8.4B in total outstanding maintenance for Ag Research building & infrastructure?! Funding for ag research provides next-gen leaders with the tools they need to help succeed. Share these facts & your thoughts at .
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National Farmers Union Dec 6
Any farmer will tell you that soil is the foundation of a successful operation. Healthy soil can build resilience to extreme weather, enhance productivity, and store large quantities of atmospheric carbon, which has direct implications for climate change.
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National Farmers Union Dec 5
Replying to @NFUDC
Don't worry if you can't attend the sessions in real time - we'll keep all the resources online until February, so you'll have plenty of time to review them at your leisure! Register here:
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National Farmers Union Dec 5
There's still time to sign up for ! Here's what we have in store this afternoon: 4 PM ET Gary Matteson : Business Basics for Beginning Farmers 6:00 PM Patty Edelburg, NFU VP: The Challenges and Opportunities of Starting a 1st Generation Dairy Farm
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FACT Dec 5
is still going on! Check it out!
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Chris Mooney Dec 5
‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a new record high in 2018.
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FAO Dec 4
We risk losing our soils to an invisible threat - soil pollution. 📽️ Watch to find out why we can't let this happen 👇
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The Nature Conservancy Dec 5
An estimated 95% of our food comes from soil. On this , let’s celebrate the farmers around the world who are tending the soil and growing our crops!
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