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 […]

 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Survey Says Iowa Crop Insurance Program Helps Farmers Plant More Cover Crops

Do you plant cover crops, or are you thinking about it? Then you may be interested to know about the $5 per acre savings on crop insurance premiums for cover croppers, offered through the IDALS Cover Crop-Crop Insurance Demonstration Pilot. This year’s sign-up is passed, but it’s not too soon to be factoring this into […]