Thank you for your support!

Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill in December, thanks in large part to your advocacy.

National Farmers Union was able to secure a number of provisions beneficial to family farmers, consumers and the environment. View our wins and synopses on farm bill changes through the buttons below.

An Overview of the Farm Bill

What is the Farm Bill? Why is it important to you? Watch this animated short on the basics and importance of the Farm Bill - America's most important farm and food legislation. From the farmers that grow the food, to the land they steward, to the consumers who eat the food, we all benefit from the Farm Bill.

Farmers Union's Ideal Farm Bill

The Farm Bill is America's most important farm and food legislation. And it needs to be a strong piece of legislation to truly helps our farmers, our land and environment, and our consumers. We all benefit from the Farm Bill. So when Congress looks to pass the Farm Bill this year, here's what Farmers Union members want to see from it!

How to Advocate for the Farm Bill

You want a strong farm bill - one that supports family farmers, that protects our land and waterways, and one that ensures that our nation's most vulnerable have enough to eat. So how can you help advocate for that kind of Farm Bill? Take action now!

Farm Bill Issue Areas

Dig deeper into areas of focus within the Farm Bill, and find out what NFU is advocating for! Below are our policy briefs, with talking points and action items for Congress to consider when they are passing a Farm Bill this year.

Farm Safety Net
Diverse Markets
Beginning Farmers
Farm Stress

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The key to our success and credibility has been Farmers Union’s grassroots structure in which policy positions are initiated locally. Whether the issue is food safety, dairy, specialty crops, trade or any other item facing America’s family farmers – NFU listens to its members.

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NFU is a powerful and respected voice on critical issues on the national and state levels. Our state and national leaders and staff understand the critical issues facing rural America and family agriculture. We represent YOUR voice to elected officials.