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American Farm Bureau

Presidential Contenders Weigh in on Agricultural Issues

Sep 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2016 - FBNews, the online/digital newsletter of the American Farm Bureau Federation, this week began posting responses from the Democratic and Republican presidential...READ MORE

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Duarte Nursery Stands Up to Federal Regulators

Sep 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2016 –John Duarte, a fourth-generation California farmer and Farm Bureau member, has taken a stand against the federal government over whether farming is a violation of federal law...READ MORE

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Senate Report Shows Need for Congressional Action on WOTUS

Sep 22, 2016

The American Farm Bureau Federation says a Senate report released this week highlights the need for Congress to intervene regarding the Waters of the U.S. rule. Micheal Clements has more...LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau, Other Industry Leaders Ask President and Congress to Move Swiftly on TPP Trade Agreement

Sep 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 21, 2016 –The American Farm Bureau Federation, the Coalition of Services Industries, the Information Technology Industry Council and the National Association of Manufacturers...READ MORE

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MY FIT FOODS™ SECURES new growth EQUITY Investment FROM AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

Sep 20, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (September 20, 2016) - My Fit Foods™, a leading producer and retailer of fresh and flavorful prepared meals, is pleased to announce it has secured an investment from the American Farm Bureau Federation...READ MORE

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Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Report on Federal Overreach Under Clean Water Act

Sep 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 -- "'The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today released a report that exposes the administration's reckless...READ MORE

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American Farm Bureau Urges Caution on Ag Mergers

Sep 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 -- "Farmers and ranchers know market forces have led to major-company mergers like Bayer-Monsanto, but they cannot afford...READ MORE

Newsline

National Farm Safety and Health Week

Sep 20, 2016

This week, agriculture celebrates National Farm Safety and Health week as farmers prepare to head to the fields for harvest. Micheal Clements has more...LISTEN

Newsline

Farm Bureau Wants Expanded Trade with Cuba

Sep 15, 2016

American agriculture is poised for substantial growth in the Cuban market but financing restrictions are placing U.S. farmers and ranchers at a serious disadvantage in this nearby market. Chad Smith has more...LISTEN

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Farm Bureau Urges Congress to Break Down Barriers with Cuba

Sep 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 14, 2016 -- "American agriculture is poised for substantial growth in the Cuban market but financing restrictions are placing U.S. farmers and ranchers at a serious...READ MORE

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Statement by Bob Young, Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Sep 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 14, 2016 -- "Market forces led to deals like the one announced today, but we know that major-company mergers have a profound impact on the tools available to farmers...READ MORE

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