NFU Commends DOL for Extending Grant Program for Senior Citizen Employment Opportunities

June 28, 2016Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2016 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON (June 28, 2016) – A long-time advocate for programs that create opportunities for rural Americans, National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to re-open a grant competition that would fund job training and service opportunities … Read More

Climate, Rural America Most Affected by Waivers Complicating RFS Implementation, NFU Says

June 22, 2016Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org Climate, Rural America Most Affected by Waivers Complicating RFS Implementation, NFU Says WASHINGTON (June 22, 2016) – The divisive issue of implementing the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) was center stage at a hearing today of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and … Read More

NFU Supports Efforts to Ease Regulatory Burden on Landowners Participating in USDA Conservation Programs

June 21, 2016Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2016 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON (June 20, 2016) – The National Farmers Union (NFU) was pleased by the recent introduction of The Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act of 2016 (H.R. 5451), which would ease burdensome reporting requirements for landowners participating in voluntary U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … Read More