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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the President’s State of the Union Address

Jan 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 20, 2015 – “The president this evening held out a glimmer of hope that he and the Republican Congress might still work together. His words were reassuring, yet recent history has been anything but. So many good things can be accomplished, so once again, we ask leaders of both parties: Please work together... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Approves Strategic Action Plan for 2015

Jan 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2015 – Following the delegate session of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention, which wrapped up this week in San Diego, the organization’s board of directors set AFBF’s strategic action plan to address public policy issues for 2015... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Delegates Set Public Policy Positions for 2015

Jan 13, 2015

SAN DIEGO, January 13, 2015 – Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention today approved resolutions that will provide the organization grassroots authority to ask Congress to finish many measures that remain unsettled at the start of 2015... READ MORE


President Obama Pushes For Trade Promotion Authority

Jan 22, 2015

In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of opening up new trade markets as a way to help the U.S. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


New Videos Aim To Build Consumer Trust In Food Production

Jan 20, 2015

Many consumers do not understand what farmers and ranchers do every day, and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has found that there is mistrust relative to how food is produced. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


Support All Farmers

Dec 29, 2014

By: Hope Pjesky Since 2007 I have been blessed and honored to have the opportunity to travel to several other countries and visit agricultural operations. I have also had the opportunity to host farme... READ MORE

FB Act Insider

With Congress Stalled, EPA Moves Ahead on Carbon Cuts

Aug 14, 2014

The comprehensive but controversial bill would have imposed economy-wide carbon cuts. Continue reading READ MORE

Rural Community Building

Fall Brings First-Ever Food Buyers Exchange to Chicago

Sep 29, 2014

By: Morgan Slaven, Program Assistant, Membership and Program Development The weather is cooling off, the days are shorter, and harvested crops are ready to go to market. The timing seems appropriate f... READ MORE

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AFBF is the unified national voice of agriculture working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.


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