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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

Farmers Union Pleased Lawsuit Against the “Big 4” Packers Moving Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 29, 2021 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  Farmers Union Pleased Lawsuit Against the “Big 4” Packers Moving ForwardCase Alleges Malfeasance, Calls for Pricing Transparency and Competitiveness in Cattle Markets Nevada, IA –  This month, a federal judge in Minnesota ordered a class-action lawsuit against JBS, Tyson, National Beef, and Cargill to proceed. In… Continue Reading

Executive Order a “Monumental Step” Towards Fairer Economy, According to Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2021 Contact: Christina Dexter, (816)[email protected]  Executive Order a “Monumental Step” Towards Fairer Economy, According to Farmers Union Nevada, IA –  With nearly every industry enduring crushing levels of corporate power, President Joe Biden today signed an executive order aimed at promoting competition and fairness throughout the economy. The order includes 72 directives that… Continue Reading

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