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Swiss Farmers’ Union

Aims of the SFU

  • Political conditions which ensure:
    • Productive, multifunctional agriculture
    • Fair producer prices
    • An income for farmers comparable with that of other sectors of the economy
    • Long-term planning security
    • Maintain the typical family-run farm
  • Balanced and transparent market for agricultural products
  • Good education for young farmers
  • Positive public image of Swiss farmers

Tasks of the Swiss Farmers’ Union

  • Political representation and optimisation of the framework conditions for agriculture
  • Dealing with market and price issues affecting the sector as a whole
  • Public relations
  • Marketing (promotion and advertising)
  • Development and organisation of farming Education
  • Services for farming families
  • Maintaining contacts with market partners

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