Trade Wars Aren’t Cool
President Trump’s trade war is sending U.S. agricultural markets into shock. Roger Johnson, farmer and president of the National Farmers Union, talks us through the situation on farms, the $12 billion bailout, and what it all means for the future of U.S. agriculture. Episode Transcript Hey, this is the Young Farmers Podcast. I’m Lindsey […]
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition alarmed by Trump’s proposed cuts for agriculture
Urges Congress to recognize irreparable economic loss if retiring farmers have no replacements
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2018) – The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) expressed its frustration with President Trump’s budget outline for Fiscal Year 2019, released this morning, which proposes to slash funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture by 16 percent.
RELEASE: National Young Farmers Coalition Rejects Threat to Rural America in President’s Budget; Calls on Congress to Protect the Future of Agriculture
“We all have a stake in our nation’s food system.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2017) — In response to President’s Trump’s proposal to slash the Department of Agriculture’s budget by 21 percent, the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) which represents America’s next generation of farmers, called on Congress to protect rural Americans and the dedicated farmers and ranchers who feed us all.
RELEASE: NATIONAL YOUNG FARMERS COALITION CONGRATULATES GOVERNOR SONNY PERDUE ON BEING NAMED SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
A shortage of young farmers is one of the most urgent challenges that must be addressed by the next secretary
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, January 18, President-elect Donald Trump announced his plans to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue to be the nation’s next agriculture secretary.