Apply for a Farmers Union Scholarship

Each year, National Farmers Union awards several scholarships to eligible college students. There are three available awards: Stanley Moore National Scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university to be used for tuition and books. The Hubert K. JoAnn Seymour Scholarship is awarded to one or [...]

Apply for a Farmers Union Scholarship2020-03-01T12:37:00-06:00

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

NFU execs listen to local farmers’ Farm Bill concerns

By Mike Gilmore LARNED -- After a scary start, the wheels have begun to slowly turn on the 2018 Farm Bill. Farmers and their governing agencies are in agreement that the last Farm Bill – though well-intentioned – failed as a producer’s safety net due to drastic funding cuts in a plummeting agricultural economy. [...]

NFU execs listen to local farmers’ Farm Bill concerns2017-11-02T12:25:28-05:00

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

Kansas Farmers Union Delegates to Attend 115th Anniversary National Convention

The National Farmers Union (NFU) 115th Anniversary Convention embodies true grassroots policy making, and four farmers representing Kansas Farmers Union will have a seat at the table this year. Delegates to the convention are responsible for reviewing the national organization’s policies, which ultimately provide direction for NFU decision-making and policy priorities throughout the year. "The [...]

Kansas Farmers Union Delegates to Attend 115th Anniversary National Convention2017-03-05T15:11:21-06:00

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 NFU2017-02-27T12:20:10-06:00

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 NFU2017-01-16T12:24:29-06:00

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

NFU Defends Family Farmers and Ranchers Against Conservative Think Tank Report Attacking Farm Programs

Responding to a new report challenging the validity of the farm safety net, National Farmers Union defended the importance of risk management programs for family farmers and ranchers facing severe financial stress during the farm economic downturn. The report, released today by conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation, claims agricultural producers are doing well financially [...]

NFU Defends Family Farmers and Ranchers Against Conservative Think Tank Report Attacking Farm Programs2016-11-04T21:46:08-05:00