आयोवा से पाम जॉनसन यह खुद पर ले लिया कृषि की वकालत में सक्रिय हो और भारी समूहों के एक नंबर के साथ शामिल किया गया है – including becoming the first female president of the National Corn Growers Association. Pam’s a recognized international leader, and we’re proud to count her as a member of the Global Farmer Network and she took part in the 2010 वैश्विक किसान गोलमेज सम्मेलन. वास्तव में, she and fellow GFN member Sergio Bortolozzo from Brazil were both instrumental in the formation of MAIZALL, The International Maize Alliance – formed by grower associations in Argentina, Brazil and the US.
Johnson recently was interviewed for and in a video at Voice of America (VOA) कैसे महत्वपूर्ण व्यापार अमेरिकी किसानों के लिए है के बारे में बात कर – लेकिन, she and other GFN members will testify that free and open access to markets are vital to farmers everywhere!
US Farmers Counting on Passage of US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement
मई 8, 2019 – केन Farabaugh द्वारा
FLOYD, IOWA —
Instead of managing livestock with her family on her Floyd, आयोवा, फ़ार्म, Pam Johnson would rather see tractors in her fields.
“I look outside at the weather and how we should be planting right now to have optimum yields this year, and we’re kind of stuck,” she told VOA, standing in a building on her farm that provided shelter from the intermittent downpours.
Johnson says she is stuck — not just because of the soggy weather, but also between a rock (व्यापार समझौतों) and a hard place (टैरिफ).
“The soybean tariffs are hurting us here,"उसने कहा…
Read full story at: https://www.voanews.com/a/motorcade-for-trade/4908593.html
See video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3Gv2U2ADDE