We’re Hiring! IFU is seeking qualified Financial Manager

The Iowa Farmers Union is seeking qualified applicants for a Financial Manager  The position will provide coordinated financial management knowledge, skills, leadership and direction needed to support the programs and mission of the IFU. Tentative start date: July 1, 2020 Responsibilities include the following: Assisting in the preparation of financial reporting documents for the organization […]

IFU urges Sen. Ernst to focus relief effort on farmers, not coal companies

May 15, 2020 The Honorable Senator Joni Ernst 730 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Ernst: On behalf of the family farm members of the Iowa Farmers Union, I write to express our concern regarding some of your efforts in response to the economic impact of our current pandemic. It has come […]

Executive Order Ignores Well-Being of Workers, Farmers Union Says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 29, 2020 Contact: Christina Dexter, 816-738-5402  [email protected]   Executive Order Ignores Well-Being of Workers, Farmers Union Says Food Supply and Workers Must Be Protected with Antitrust Enforcement  Nevada, IA – Invoking the Defense Production Act, President Donald Trump announced today that he plans to sign an executive order requiring meat processing […]

Farmers: Stewards of the Heartland

Earth Day was founded fifty years ago as an observance of the natural world and how we all have taken it for granted. This effort is not usually associated with farmers.In the spirit of Earth Day we would like to thank the stewards of our heartland. The family-scale farmers and ranchers who are challenged day-in and […]