2022 Policy Drafting

Policy drafting preceding the Dec 1st & 2nd KFU state convention will be held via Zoom over three consecutive Thursdays, October 7th, 14th, & 21st at 7:00 PM. When you RSVP below, you're set for all three sessions.  Last year we pretty much just moved the existing policy forward and focused on special orders. We [...]

2022 Policy Drafting2021-09-19T15:00:19-05:00

2022 Policy Drafting

Policy drafting preceding the Dec 1st & 2nd KFU state convention will be held via Zoom over three consecutive Thursdays, October 7th, 14th, & 21st at 7:00 PM. When you RSVP below, you're set for all three sessions.  Last year we pretty much just moved the existing policy forward and focused on special orders. We [...]

2022 Policy Drafting2021-09-19T15:00:19-05:00

2022 Policy Drafting

Policy drafting preceding the Dec 1st & 2nd KFU state convention will be held via Zoom over three consecutive Thursdays, October 7th, 14th, & 21st at 7:00 PM. When you RSVP below, you're set for all three sessions.  Last year we pretty much just moved the existing policy forward and focused on special orders. We [...]

2022 Policy Drafting2021-10-07T14:51:35-05:00

Low Prices and Tariffs Compounding Challenges to Farm Economy

Rob Larew, NFU Senior Vice President for Policy, provided the annual Washington Update at the 2019 KFU State Convention. It’s no secret to most folks – National’s Farmers Union’s biggest issues right now are all related to the current state of the farm economy. “Times are really tough out there. [...]

Low Prices and Tariffs Compounding Challenges to Farm Economy2020-02-25T20:49:18-06:00

Convention Delegates Adopt 2019 KFU Policy Priorities

Delegates to the 2018 State Convention adopted seven Special Orders of Business during policy debate. The orders address a wide range of concerns, from healthcare and mental health services to the rural economy and beginning farmer support. New orders include: On the rural economy, members connect grain surpluses from over-production and high crop yields [...]

Convention Delegates Adopt 2019 KFU Policy Priorities2019-03-06T17:19:29-06:00

NFU Concludes 115th Anniversary Convention with Adoption of Policy, Special Orders of Business

The National Farmers Union (NFU) 115th Anniversary Convention concluded today following the adoption of the organization’s policy book and special orders of business. Nearly 500 family farmers and ranchers convened in San Diego both to engage in thoughtful policy deliberations, as well as to learn from agricultural experts and each another. The adopted policy book [...]

NFU Concludes 115th Anniversary Convention with Adoption of Policy, Special Orders of Business2017-03-09T07:23:59-06:00

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU

by Tom Parker As a new presidential administration prepares to take office following the most divisive election campaign in recent history and with a Congress whose members are increasingly distanced from the realities of common Americans, the National Farmers Union is strengthening its efforts to find solutions for climate change, farm support, trade agreements [...]

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU2017-01-15T16:36:32-06:00