This notes slide shows how all of the organizations work together to handle industry issues. Also note that 40% of the SIP funds are returned to Iowa for use on legislative and regulatory issues
North Carolina and Pennsylvania – states that are lacking participation out of top 50 CDs
Developing export market opportunities for your product is one of NPPC’s areas of focus.
HELLO. WE ALL KNOW THAT FOR TOO LONG, THE VOICE OF FARMERS AND RANCHERS HAS BEEN MISSING FROM THE CONVERSATION ABOUT WHERE FOOD COMES FROM. TODAY WE WILL SHARE SOME RESEARCH THAT IS HELPING US BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW WE NEED TO BE PART OF THIS CONVERSATION IN ORDER TO HAVE OUR VOICES HEARD.
YOU WILL BE IN GOOD COMPANY
NPPC Update Iowa Pork Congress January 2012
The power of your national and state organizations working together on your behalf
Fighting for reasonable legislation and regulation Developing revenue and marketing opportunities Protecting your livelihood
FTAs passed the House and Senate along with legislation renewing Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) & Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
Both Colombia & Panama have ratified the FTAs.
Korea passed KORUS last week.
Focus now shifts to implementation of FTAs
EU-Korea FTA entered into force on July 1, 2011
Canada-Colombia FTA entered into force on Aug. 15, 2011
Increase U.S. pork exports by more than $770 million annually
Add more than $11 to U.S. live hog prices
Generate more than 10,200 pork industry job s
Farmer And Rancher Mobilization Join the conversation about the food you produce
02/21/12 Alabama Farmers Federation Indiana Soybean Alliance North Dakota Soybean Council American Egg Board Iowa Soybean Association Ohio Farm Bureau American Farm Bureau Fed. Kansas Farm Bureau Federation Ohio Soybean Council AFB Women’s Leadership Committee Kansas Soybean Commission Pennsylvania Farm Bureau AFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology MI Farm Bureau Family of Companies Southern Peanut Farmers Federation American National Cattle Women MN Soybean Research&Promotion Council Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation American Sheep Industry Missouri Farmers Care Texas Farm Bureau American Soybean Assoc. National Association of Wheat Growers U.S. Soybean Federation American Sugar Alliance National Cattlemen’s Beef Association United Egg Producers Arkansas Farm Bureau Fed. National Corn Growers Association United Fresh Produce Association Assoc. of Agriculture Production Execs National Cotton Council United Sorghum Checkoff Program California Farm Bureau Fed. National Milk Producers Federation United Soybean Board Cattlemen’s Beef Board/Beef Checkoff National Pork Board USA Rice Federation Dairy Farmers of America National Pork Producers Council U.S. Grains Council Federation of State Beef Councils Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Georgia Farm Bureau Nebraska Soybean Board Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Illinois Farm Bureau New York Farm Bureau Federation Western Growers Illinois Soybean Association North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation West Virginia Farm Bureau Indiana Farm Bureau Federation