CFFE Statement on President Trump's Visit to Iowa

President Trump’s bailout is a Band Aid for a farm economy that is hemorrhaging. We need to ask why U.S. farmers and rural communities are so vulnerable to tariffs from other countries. The answer is a broken farm policy, created by corporate agribusiness, that prioritizes overproduction over everything else — including our farmers, our communities and our environment.

CFFE Statement on President Trump's Visit to Iowa

President Trump’s bailout is a Band Aid for a farm economy that is hemorrhaging. We need to ask why U.S. farmers and rural communities are so vulnerable to tariffs from other countries. The answer is a broken farm policy, created by corporate agribusiness, that prioritizes overproduction over everything else — including our farmers, our communities and our environment.

IATP Statement on Senate Farm Bill

Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed a draft Farm Bill that includes funding increases and policy changes to support sustainable agriculture. The bill supports overall funding increases for conservation programs and supports local and regional food systems.

House Farm Bill Fails – Time for a New Approach to Address Major Issues for Farmers, Rural Communities, and the Environment

Today, the House of Representatives voted against a disastrous Farm Bill that was an affront to farmers, rural communities, our natural resources, and those struggling with hunger. The rejection of this partisan Farm Bill should send a signal to Congress that a dramatic re-set, grounded in fairness and sustainability, is needed in U.S.