2019 Congressional Family Farmers Fly-In
October 3, 2019
380 Family Farmers 'Fly-In' to Washington to Advocate Stronger Food and Agricultural Policy
WASHINGTON – After yet another year of depressed commodity prices, uncertainty in export and biofuels markets, rapid consolidation in the food and agriculture sectors, and extreme and unseasonal weather events, nearly 400 of National Farmers Union's (NFU) family farmer and rancher members will travel to Washington, D.C., next week to meet face-to-face with administration officials and members of Congress.
"In early September, most farmers are busy harvesting, planting winter crops, and attending to...