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American Farm Bureau

USDA Urged to Restore Official Inspection Services at Pacific Northwest Port

Jul 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2014 – Citing the “extremely troubling precedent” being set, 22 national, regional and state agricultural producer, commodity and agribusiness organizations have urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take immediate action to restore official grain inspection and weighing services at the Port of Vancouver, Wash... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

FB Members Honored as 'Champions of Change' for Ag

Jul 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2014 – The White House and Agriculture Department honored several Farm Bureau members as “Champions of Change” for Agriculture today. The honorees are leaders from across the country who are doing extraordinary things to build a strong foundation for the next generation of farming and ranching... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Something for Everyone at the IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest

Jul 29, 2014

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS, July 29, 2014 – The 2014 edition of IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest features something of interest to everyone, with many new products, political forums and educational sessions along with all the things that the show has become famous for over the past 30 years. The show takes place Aug. 5-7 in Morgan, Minnesota... READ MORE


Connecting Urban Students to Agriculture

Jul 29, 2014

Urban students connected with agriculture when the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture hosted an interactive booth at the 20th Annual YMCA Thingamajig Invention Convention. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


Farm Bureau Launches Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Jul 24, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation sees rural entrepreneurship as the key to creating successful rural communities for the future. That’s why AFBF has partnered with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative to launch the first-of-its-kind Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


You gotta make hay while the sun shines!

Jul 21, 2014

Summer is truly my favorite time of the entire year.  The cows are contentedly grazing in the mountain pastures, calves are growing, the corn is stretching higher and higher towards the sun, and life... READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Decodes Water Rule Proposal, Asks EPA to Rescind

Jul 23, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about the Environmental Protection ... READ MORE

Rural Community Building

New website means limitless opportunities for rural entrepreneurs

Jul 23, 2014

By Morgan Slaven, American Farm Bureau Federation Program Assistant – Membership and Program Development Technology, market prices, and consumer trends are among the thousands of variables that ... READ MORE

Mission Statement

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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