Farmers Union Member Joseph Childs Selected for Prestigious International Program

July 22, 2024Press Releases

WASHINGTON- Wisconsin Farmers Union member Joseph Childs has been selected to participate in the prestigious World Farmers’ Organization (WFO) Gymnasium Program for 2024-2025. Launched in 2017, the WFO Gymnasium Program aims to train young farmers to fulfill their potential as future leaders and advocates of modern agriculture. The Gymnasium Program is a series of activities focused … Read More

National Farmers Union Vice President Jeff Kippley Testifies at House Agriculture Committee Hearing on EPA’s Impact on American Agriculture

July 10, 2024Press Releases

WASHINGTON – NFU Vice President Jeff Kippley represented family farmers and ranchers today at a House Agriculture Committee hearing. “Examining the Consequences of EPA’s Actions on American Agriculture” provided a platform for discussing various concerns related to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulations and their impact on the agricultural sector.  In his testimony, Kippley emphasized … Read More

NFU Hosts 86th All-States Leadership Retreat, Announces 2024-25 National Youth Advisory Council 

July 9, 2024Press Releases

Erskine, Minnesota – Farmers Union youth from across the nation recently gathered for the 86th National Farmers Union (NFU) All-States Leadership Retreat, held at the Lake Sarah Campground, managed by the Minnesota Farmers Union in Polk County, Minnesota.  The retreat provided an immersive experience for participants, aged 18 to 22, who engaged in a variety … Read More

National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) Announces 2024 Annual Scholarship Awards Recipients 

July 3, 2024Press Releases

WASHINGTON – To support the next generation of agricultural professionals, the National Farmers Union Foundation (NFUF) proudly announces the 2024 recipients of its annual scholarship awards.  Each year, NFUF awards scholarships to students in various fields of study who are attending accredited two- or four-year colleges, universities or technical schools. These students have demonstrated academic excellence … Read More