June 9, 2017 By Skylar Schneider, Executive Assistant Contact: Chelsea Matzen, 202-554-1600 email@example.com This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will be extending the compliance dates for agricultural water requirements established by the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) produce safety rule (PSR). This extension does not include sprouts, however. The agricultural … Read More
April 18, 2017 By Skylar Schneider, Executive Assistant Contact: Chelsea Matzen, 202-554-1600 firstname.lastname@example.org The Food Safety Modernization Act, also known as FSMA, may at times feel cumbersome or confusing. To make it simpler, the FDA developed the Technical Assistance Network (TAN), a central area for questions related to FSMA. TAN recently shared a list of … Read More
New England Farmers Union’s sixth annual convention, Gearing Up for Success, drew roughly 60 members of the farming community when it met on Nov. 6-8 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. Attendees heard from national, regional, state, and local agricultural leaders on subjects such as federal agricultural policy, food safety, local and regional … Read More
Click here for the PDF Policy of the National Farmers Union Enacted by delegates to the 113th anniversary convention Wichita, KS March 14-17, 2015 National Farmers Union Mission and Vision Statements Mission – To advocate for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers and their communities … Read More
by Brittany Jablonsky, Director of Advocacy Communications The National Farmers Union convention concluded last week in Springfield, Mass., and, as always, the policy debate was a highlight of the convention. Farmers Union members are truly engaged in the grassroots process from beginning to end, starting with suggestions from the smallest county meeting, to each individual … Read More
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