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Farmers Union praises the appointment of USDA farmer committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 21, 2022 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  Farmers Union praises the appointment of USDA farmer committee The Iowa Farmers Union praised the appointments of five farmers to the Iowa USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. “These outstanding individuals are excellent leaders in their communities and have shown exceptional dedication to family farmers and sustainable… Continue Reading

Iowa Farmers Union Opposes CO2 Pipeline Use of Eminent Domain 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 16, 2022 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected] Iowa Farmers Union Opposes CO2 Pipeline Use of Eminent Domain  Nevada, IA – The Iowa Farmers Union, a grassroots organization fighting for family farmers, rural communities, and sustainable agriculture for more than 100 years, opposes the use of eminent domain to facilitate any of the three carbon dioxide pipelines… Continue Reading

Skyrocketing Fertilizer Costs Illustrate the Need for “Fairness for Farmers”

Skyrocketing Fertilizer Costs Illustrate the Need for “Fairness for Farmers”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 20, 2021 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  Skyrocketing Fertilizer Costs Illustrate the Need for “Fairness for Farmers” NEVADA – In the face of skyrocketing fertilizer costs, the Iowa Farmers Union calls for renewed action to address anti-competitive behavior in agribusinesses.  “Now more than ever we need drastic action to address monopolistic behavior that… Continue Reading

IFU Applauds Greenfield and Russell Appointments to USDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 18, 2021 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  IFU Applauds Greenfield and Russell Appointments to USDA NEVADA – Today, the White House announced that Matt Russell will be named United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency Executive Director in Iowa. Theresa Greenfield will be named USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa.   The… Continue Reading

 IFU Supports Build Back Better Framework, Urges Passage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 29, 2021 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  IFU Supports Build Back Better Framework, Urges Passage NEVADA – Today, the Build Back Better Framework for the budget reconciliation bill was released, including landmark investments to help family farmers and ranchers, rural communities, and the entire economy. Iowa Farmers Union (IFU) supports this framework and urges Congress to… Continue Reading

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