Spirited Convention Includes Keynotes from Sec. Vilsack, Gen. Clark

March 16, 2016Conservation, Consumers, Country of Origin Labeling, Direct to Consumer, Farming Practices, GMO, Grass Roots Policy, National Farmers Union, NEFU Members, Trade, Transparency in Labeling

Family farmers and ranchers are the best advocates for agriculture, and over the last four days, the National Farmers Union has provided more than 500 members and delegates of the 114th Anniversary Convention with the advocacy tools they need to be better informed about topics important to farm policy and the industry. “We came to … Read More

Movement on Massachusetts GMO Bill

March 7, 2016GMO, Pollinator Protection, Transparency in Labeling

A bill that would give consumers clear labels for GMO food ingredients last week cleared the Massachusetts legislature’s Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture, a critical first step on the road to passage. The committee voted unanimously to advance the bill. H. 3242, The Genetic Engineering Transparency Food Labeling Act, would require clear … Read More