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18 June 2018
Reality of China trade tensions demands strong plan to protect family farmers and ranchers
USA - Farmers Union Calls on Administration to Work with Congress to Bolster Farm Bill as first round of tariffs are applied to Chinese products...
13 June 2018
NFU highlights positives of senate ag farm bill: Makes recommendations on amendments at committee level
USA - In advance of Wednesday’s Senate Agriculture Committee markup of the 2018 Farm Bill, National Farmers Union (NFU) highlighted positives in the current draft of the bill and sent vote recommendations on amendments to members of the committee...
12 June 2018
US, Canadian farm groups support strong trading partnership
WASHINGTON - The leaders of the US National Farmers Union (NFU) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) in a joint statement today urged Canadian and US officials to preserve the strong, longstanding trade relationship between the two countries...
08 June 2018
Accurate Labels Act introduced
USA - Bipartisan legislation would provide consumers with clear, accurate, meaningful information on packaging labels...
01 June 2018
Family farmers and Trump's global trade war
WASHINGTON - In a move that has already provoked retaliatory measures, the Trump administration today announced its intention to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada, and Mexico,...
22 May 2018
Four steps to turn US-China framework into actual certainty and stability for American farmers
Farmers for Free Trade applauds progress but cautions that much work remains...
FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
18 May 2018
Organic Farmers Association applauds USDA for termination of Organic Checkoff
USA - Organic Farmers Association, representing America’s certified organic farmers, applauds the US Department of Agriculture’s action to terminate the rulemaking process to establish a mandatory national research and promotion programme for organic...
03 May 2018
Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
25 April 2018
Farmers for Free Trade releases new report on the effects of China-US tarrif wars on American farmers
WASHINGTON, DC - FFT releases ‘Farmers Pay the Price’ a guide to how retaliatory tariffs from the 232 trade action hurt American exports of fruit, nuts, pork and other commodities...
24 April 2018
Earth BioGenome Project: Solutions for the future of agriculture?
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering in the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), biology's version of the moonshot, an effort that will yield millions of powerful new solutions to agriculture's challenges...
Scientific, ethical, and economic aspects of farm animal welfare
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) discusses its strategy for optimising animal welfare in agriculture....
23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
19 April 2018
Current house farm bill fails to meet needs of family farmers, says NFU (US)
WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration...
11 April 2018
What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown
WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that better inform consumers about the difference between...
09 April 2018
Farm and rural groups urge congress to address farmer suicides in farm bill
WASHINGTON – Farmers and ranchers commit suicide at a rate five times that of the general population...
05 April 2018
NFU (US) calls for plan to protect family farmers from brunt of trade war
WASHINGTON – In the latest of a series of tariff threats exchanged between the United States and China, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) this morning announced plans to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of US goods, including soybeans...
26 March 2018
Poultry industry hails passage of CERCLA reporting exemptions in omnibus
WASHINGTON, DC, 23 March 2018 – US poultry and egg producers praised Congress for passing legislation that provides farmers relief from federal emergency response laws that were never intended to apply to routine, non-emergency farming and ranching...
23 March 2018
Farmers for Free Trade speaks on the announcement of tariffs and the China 'Section 301' investigation
SHERIDAN, WYOMING, 22 March 2018 - Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, a bipartisan campaign to restore support for trade policies that benefit American farmers and ranchers, released the following statement on the Section 301 tariff...
15 March 2018
NFU applauds introduction of STRESS Act
WASHINGTON - Bill provides assistance to struggling farmers amidst farm economy decline...
Congress adds momentum to restoring CERCLA exemptions
WASHINGTON, DC, 14 March 2018 – Bi-partisan House bill advances commonsense exemption to on-farm emissions from manure...
13 March 2018
Organic livestock standards rule withdrawn to detriment of family farmers and the organic label
WASHINGTON – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today withdrew the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, a set of standards that organic producers would have had to meet to qualify for the voluntary organic label for livestock...
08 March 2018
NFU board urges new approach to establish fair trade
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – National Farmers Union’s (NFU) Board of Directors today urged President Trump to adopt a new, positive approach to establishing fair trade relationships with US trading partners...
01 March 2018
Tyson Poultry fined $2 million for violating Clean Water Act
Tyson Poultry Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Springfield, Missouri, to pay a $2 million criminal fine, serve two years of probation, and pay $500,000 to directly remedy harm caused when it violated the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department announced....
 
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