Policy of the National Farmers Union Enacted ... - Ohio Farmers Union

1) State and federal legislation to require all schools to use rBST-‐free milk; .... 7) Increase research on transmission modes, vaccine regimes and protocol for ...... c) An overhaul of our nation's grain standards so our producers can more .... 12) Studying a target price program on a limited volume of production as automatic.
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Policy  of  the  National  Farmers  Union   Enacted  by  delegates  to  the  111th  anniversary  convention   Springfield,  Mass.   March  2-­‐5,  2013                      

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PREAMBLE  ......................................................................................     ARTICLE  I  -­‐  Agricultural  Programs  for  the  Family  Farm  ....................     A.  National  Food  and  Fiber  Policy  .....................................................................................     B.  General  Program  Provisions  .........................................................................................          1.  Measure  of  Economic  Equity  .....................................................................................          2.  Directing  Benefit  Protection  to  Family  Farms  ............................................................          3.  Providing  a  Safety  Net  ................................................................................................          4.  Farm  Viability  Programs  for  Family  Farms  .................................................................          5.  Beginning  Farmers  and  Ranchers  ...............................................................................     C.  Dairy,  Livestock,  Aquaculture  and  Fishing  ....................................................................          1.  Dairy  Policy  .................................................................................................................                a.  Domestic  Dairy  Policy  ..............................................................................................                b.  Market  Order  Reform  ..............................................................................................                c.  International  Dairy  Trade  ........................................................................................                d.  Milk  Protein  Concentrate/Ultra-­‐Filtered  Milk  Products  ..........................................                e.  Consumer  Protection  ..............................................................................................          2.  Livestock  Policy  ..........................................................................................................                a.  Animal  Welfare  ........................................................................................................                b.  Livestock  and  Livestock  Product  Imports  ................................................................                c.  Consumer  Protection  ...............................................................................................                d.  Livestock  Health  ......................................................................................................                e.  State  Animal  Identification  ......................................................................................                f.  National  Animal  Identification  .................................................................................                g.  Aquaculture,  Fishing  and  Alternative  Livestock  ......................................................     D.  Labeling  of  Commodities  and  Commodity  Products  ....................................................          1.  Country-­‐of-­‐Origin  Labeling  .........................................................................................          2.  Labeling  of  Food  Products  ..........................................................................................          3.  Labeling  of  Dairy  Products  .........................................................................................          4.  Nutrition  Labeling  ......................................................................................................     E.  Commodities  ....................................................................................................