Michigan Farmers Union Supports Agriculture Equipment Repair Act

May 25, 2023Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2023  Media Contact: Michigan Farmers Union President Bob Thompson (989) 289-4051 MIFarmersUnion@gmail.com   LANSING – Today, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee in Michigan, Reggie Miller (D-31), introduced the “Agricultural Equipment Repair Act” HB 4673.  The bill would ensure farmers and ranchers in the state of Michigan have the right … Read More

NFU Welcomes Major USDA Funding to Strengthen Food Supply Chain Infrastructure

May 3, 2023Press Releases

WASHINGTON – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the creation of 12 new USDA Regional Food Business Centers that, according to a release from USDA, will “provide national coverage coordination, technical assistance, and capacity building to help farmers, ranchers, and other food businesses access new markets and navigate federal, state, and local resources, … Read More

NFU President Rob Larew Highlights Farm Bill Priorities in Senate Ag Hearing

May 2, 2023Press Releases

WASHINGTON – Today, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Rob Larew appeared before the United States Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade for a hearing titled “Industry Perspectives on Risk Management and Access to Credit”. In his testimony, President Larew highlighted Farmers Union priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill including a strong safety net, along with fairer and … Read More