National Farmers Union Update: Policy, Education and Membership from DC with Tom Driscoll
Tom Driscoll, Government Relations Representative with NFU, provided a report on the year's developments with the national organization. Driscoll works on environmental, conservation, energy and climate issues on behalf of family farmers with National Farmers Union. Before joining NFU, he contributed several articles to the online news outletAgri-Pulse and submitted a successful USDA Local Food Promotion Program grant application for Grow Youngstown. He was also a summer law clerk with Midwest Environmental Advocates, in Madison, WI and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., and served as a legislative fellow for Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13).