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Monsanto-Bayer merger hurts farmers and consumers

By: Jim Goodman and Tiffany Finck-Haynes Published in the Des Moines Register, Sept. 1st, 2018 The U.S. Department of Justice issued a stern warning in its lawsuit against the conditionally-approved mega-merger between Bayer and Monsanto in June. The anti-competitive price … Continue reading

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Trump’s $12 Billion PR Stunt

Instead of posturing to look like he supports farmers, the president should be pushing for reforms in agricultural programs that would actually help the little guy By: Jim Goodman, President, National Family Farm Coalition (Wonewoc, WI) Published by the Daily … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is Wrong on Dairy Policies

By: Anthony Pahnke, vice president of Family Farm Defenders Published on July 6th, 2018, Capital Times (Madison, WI) https://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/column/anthony-pahnke-donald-trump-is-wrong-on-dairy-policies/article_d8088dfc-9c2a-5c2d-9a1e-40135ff87f70.html President Donald Trump is wrong on dairy because he supports free trade. At first, this may appear incorrect, especially with the … Continue reading

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Real Solutions to the Dairy Crisis – Binational Media Conference Call Held Tues. May 9th, 2018

Family Farm Defenders and the National Family Farm Coalition, along with many allies, hosted a binational media conference call on Tues. May 9th tackling real solutions to the dairy crisis. Over two dozen journalists participated in the call, and the … Continue reading

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Family Farmers, Fishers and Food Workers Urge Eaters Everywhere to Contact Their Elected Officials and Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate April 17th – the International Day of Peasant Struggle

For immediate release – April 16, 2018Contact: John Peck (608.345.3918), Anthony Pahnke (612.916.9148) Lisa Griffith (773.319.5838) On April 17th each year, members of La Via Campesina – the largest umbrella organization in the world for family farmers, fisher and herder … Continue reading

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