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American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Leader Class Focuses on Engagement

Sep 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2014 – Members of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Partners in Agricultural Leadership honors program focused on engagement strategies to help farmers connect with consumers during intensive training sessions this week... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: ‘Telling Your Business Story’ Slated for Sept. 23

Sep 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, announces the third in a series of free online business training webinars for rural entrepreneurs and Farm Bureau members... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding White House Antibiotic Order

Sep 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 18, 2014 – “In light of today’s executive order regarding antibiotic resistance, it is important to emphasize that raising farm animals is a 24/7 job, and the health and well-being of livestock is the top priority for farmers and ranchers. Healthy animals mean healthful meat, milk and eggs... READ MORE


Farmers Need Broadband Access for Business

Sep 18, 2014

33 percent of farmers and ranchers are without much-needed Internet access. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Farm Bureau: Keep Accounting Simple for Farmers and Ranchers

Sep 16, 2014

There’s a good reason the nation’s farmers and ranchers prefer to use cash accounting to grow their businesses. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Ice Cream and Agriculture

Aug 15, 2014

I always enjoy the State Fair of West Virginia, but probably not for any of the reasons one would think.  Last year, for instance, I didn’t see a single concert, ride any rides, buy a cinnamon bun,... 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

The REI Challenge: Needed Now More than Ever

Sep 19, 2014

By: Morgan Slaven, Program Assistant, Membership and Program Development The Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge application closed the evening of September 15. With a turnout of over 200 app... 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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