National Farmers Union Announces Campaign to Fight Monopolies in Agriculture


National Farmers Union Announces Campaign to Fight Monopolies in Agriculture

The National Farmers Union, a nationwide group advocating on behalf of practically 200,000 American farm households and their communities, has launched Fairness for Farmers. This marketing campaign seeks to rally Americans to urge their Congressional leaders and the Biden administration to take concrete steps to curtail consolidation in agriculture, which negatively impacts farmers, ranchers and customers.

“Today, we launched the Fairness for Farmers campaign. This endeavor has clear goals: to curtail consolidation in agriculture and bust the monopolies, which hurts farmers, ranchers and consumers,” stated Rob Larew, NFU President. He added: “We launched Fairness for Farmers because we have a President who is committed to taking on the challenge of fighting consolidation in agriculture. We are all buoyed by President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on ‘Promoting Competition in the Marketplace’—a commitment from his Administration to restore fairness to our economy.”

Fairness for Farmers is a nationwide marketing campaign that seeks to interact farmers and ranchers to battle for an economic system that rewards arduous work and ensures honest agricultural markets by:

Encouraging farmers and ranchers to share movies of their tales on-line

Advertising campaigns, each digital and radio

Working with NFU members throughout the nation to interact native media

Building nationwide coalitions to help lawmakers and regulators in the anti-trust area to battle for strengthening our pro-competition legal guidelines and laws

Educating lawmakers, the media and the American individuals about our damaged meals system that permits monopolies to cheat farmers and ranchers, and cost customers greater costs on the grocery retailer

NFU is looking for these options:

Packers and Stockyards Act (PSA) reform

Improving value discovery and making certain honest and correct market data

Facilitating competitors and extra numerous market alternatives

Reinvigorated antitrust enforcement

Larew added: “I do believe we are in for a fight. The giants who dominate our food and agriculture industry are not going to be toppled without a struggle.” He concluded: “But Farmers Union members, and everyone who joined me today, are not afraid of a fight and are ready to stand up for fairness.”

For extra data, please go to the Fairness for Farmers webpage by clicking right here or visiting this hyperlink:

Source: National Farmers Union