Farmers and Ranchers Call for Checkoff Reform in Defiance of Industry Pressure on Congress
A large coalition of farmers and advocates sent a letter to the Congressional Ag Committees in response to corporate industry groups’ opposition to the OFF Act.
131 Farm and Food Groups Call for Checkoff Reform in the 2023 Farm Bill
The OFF Act would restore integrity and transparency to an out-of-control government program. Farm Action Fund, R-CALF, and a powerful coalition called on Congress to include it in the farm bill.
Farm-Labor Alliance Applauds Farm System Reform Act Reintroduction
The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and Farm Action Fund call for the bill’s swift passage to diminish corporate control over our food system.
Historic Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing Reveals Interest, Urgency in Addressing Market Concentration
Committee members displayed a clear interest in the lack of resiliency and transparency of the U.S. agricultural system and a sense of urgency to do something as soon as possible about its unprecedented levels of concentration.
Farm Action Fund Supports Confirmation of Lina Khan as FTC Chair
Farm Action Fund expressed their support for the confirmation of Lina Khan to Chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Farm Action Fund Applauds Livestock Organizations’ Commitment to Cattle Market Oversight and Reform
Livestock industry leaders pledge to address cattle market reform issues like packer concentration, price transparency, and discovery and the enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act.
Farm Action Fund is a coalition of family farmers and advocates building the “political muscle” to fight for farmers and rural communities.