Category Archives: General Advocacy

Who will the Biden administration serve, the lords of big business, or the people?

Rural America has become a place of hunger, hopelessness, and despair, with precious resources extracted and stolen by global agribusinesses and Wall Street-based companies, enabled by our own government and primarily by the United States Department of Agriculture. Continue reading

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The Farmers Advocate – Politics and Partisanship

The things for which the average farmers’ organizations stand, such as education and co-operation, cannot be accomplished by an alliance with a political party … Continue reading

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No Country for Young Farmers vs. The Value of a Small Farm Well Tilled

A stark warning comes from Cody Atkinson of the feudalism monopoly control of our food system brings. We declared ourselves independent and free men in 1776 in a battle against the monopoly power of the British Crown and East India … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Effect? It’s Worse Now!

Since 1997 the producer share of the consumer beef dollar has declined an additional 10% or around $400 per head. Between 1975 and 1997 meatpackers, cooperating with each other and with the big retailers, had already taken 20% more than … Continue reading

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HOW CAN YOU HELP MEN WHO WON’T HELP THEMSELVES?

“When the people quit voting for their enemies and stop crucifying their saviors …” Thanks to NFU historian, Tom Giessel  

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