National Farmers, a non-profit organization, began in 1955, as a way for producers
to communicate agricultural and rural concerns to congressional and local leaders.
Today, National Farmers Organization has grown into a sophisticated source for ag
risk management products and a smarter way to market commodities.
The vision of better farm marketing began in the 1970s, when National Farmers created
grain, livestock and dairy sales programs. And producers in 37 states began realizing
the positive ways marketing plans impact their farm businesses.
With expertise in milk, wheat, corn, soybeans, hog and cattle sales, National Farmers
has developed business relations with international commodity buyers. Each year,
we negotiate better prices and sales terms for millions of dollars of commodities
for our farmer-members.
For decades, National Farmers has strived to develop new ideas in agricultural marketing
ideas that benefit independent and family producers.
Originally, based in Corning, Iowa, the national headquarters was relocated to Ames,
Iowa, in 1989. Iowa's Golden Circle, which encompasses the Des Moines metropolitan
and Ames areas, is a major center for agribusiness. National Farmers current headquarters
is located just a few minutes from Iowa State University, a leading agricultural