Farmer's Union: Crisis in Farming & Ranching

To coin an old phrase, “There is trouble in River City”. Due to that trouble Alan Merrill and some Farmer’s Union representatives have just come back from Washington D.C. While there they presented Senators and Representatives with four top issues. They were adequate farm and food support, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Renewable fuel standard and Corporate Consolidation in Agriculture.

More about them later, but what led to that particular Fly-In is a disaster brewing in the agriculture right here at home.

Merrill said that cattle prices have just been cut in half over the previous year.

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