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Farm Bureau Backs Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell's 'Healthy Children, Strong America' Platform

Feb 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 11, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture are pleased to support Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell and her platform of "Healthy Children, Strong America," which encourages children to make healthy choices and stay physically active...READ MORE

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Budget Proposal Mixed For Agriculture

Feb 11, 2016

The President’s proposed budget provides a mixed bag for agriculture. Micheal Clements has more...LISTEN

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Statement by American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall Regarding President Obama's Budget

Feb 10, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2016 - "A global glut of food production has sent U.S. farm revenues down sharply. With farm income down 56 percent in the past two years alone, America's farmers and ranchers face difficult times...READ MORE

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Miss America 2016 Promoting Child Nutrition Efforts

Feb 9, 2016

Miss America 2016 is promoting childhood nutrition while staying tied to her agriculture roots in Georgia. Micheal Clements reports...LISTEN

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Newsline 2-4-16 Poll Reveals Chesapeake Bay Residents Do Not Trust Federal Regulation

Feb 5, 2016

Nearly three in four residents of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed say state and local government authority over water resources should trump federal authority. Micheal Clements has more...LISTEN

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Poll: Chesapeake Bay Residents Do Not Trust Federal Regulation, Putting Local Farmers in Federal Regulatory Peril Is Biggest Concern

Feb 04, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 4, 2016 - Nearly three in four residents of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed say state and local government authority over water resources...READ MORE

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Enter American Farm Bureau's #iAdvocate Photo Contest!

Feb 04, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 4, 2016 - Farmers and ranchers are invited to share their stories about advocating for agriculture with the American Farm Bureau Federation as part of the...READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Seeks Farmers Thoughts on Big Data

Feb 2, 2016

The American Farm Bureau Federation wants to hear farmers’ thoughts on big data. Micheal Clements reports...LISTEN

Newsline

Advocacy Conference Aims to Bring Farming Issues to Capitol Hill

Jan 29, 2016

More than 500 Farm Bureau members and leaders from across the country are traveling to Capitol Hill to learn how to...LISTEN

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Farm Bureau Approves Strategic Action Plan for 2016

Jan 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 29, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Federation today released highlights of its 2016 strategic action plan, which addresses public policy issues in the coming year. The plan is a result...READ MORE

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Survey Aims to Collect Farmer Feedback on USDA Programs

Jan 21, 2016

A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federations asks farmers to share their experiences with 10 Agriculture Department programs...LISTEN

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Statement of American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall Regarding President Obama's Veto of Senate Resolution on Waters of the U.S.

Jan 20, 2016

BACKGROUND: The Environmental Protection Agency recently changed the definition of the water it may regulate under the Clean Water Act, unlawfully arrogating to itself the right to regulate land use. The president vetoed a Congressional Joint Resolution...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau Expresses Support for Senate Child Nutrition Legislation Goals

Jan 20, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., January, 20 2016 – The American Farm Bureau Federation told Senate Agriculture Committee leaders today that it supports the goals of the ...READ MORE

Newsline

Wild Horse Populations Need Better Management

Jan 19, 2016

A new educational campaign seeks to inform the public about the need for commonsense approaches to managing horses and burros in western farm and ranch lands....LISTEN

Newsline

Farm Bureau Members adopt New Policy

Jan 14, 2016

Farm Bureau members stand against overregulation and support the cotton as an oilseed...LISTEN

Newsline

American Farm Bureau Elects New President

Jan 13, 2016

A Georgia farmer now assumes the top post at the American Farm Bureau following the 97th American Farm Bureau ...LISTEN

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Farm Bureau Delegates Chart a Course for 2016

Jan 12, 2016

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, January 12, 2016 – Delegates from all 50 states and Puerto Rico today elected new leaders and approved policies that will help determine the future of...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding USDA's New Dietary Guidelines

Jan 07, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2016 - "America's farmers and ranchers are proud to produce an abundant, nutritious and affordable food supply for our fellow citizens and the world. We believe...READ MORE

Newsline

Farm Bureau President Stresses Continued Efforts in Agriculture

Jan 07, 2016

As American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman prepares to pass the gavel to a new Farm Bureau President, he reflects on the successes of his 16 years as President and looks to the future. Micheal Clements reports......LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Winter is a Great Time for Photo Contest Pics

Jan 06, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 6, 2016 - Submissions are still being accepted for the American Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture's 2015 Farm Bureau Photo Contest...READ MORE

Newsline

Conversations Continue on National GMO Labeling Law

Jan 05, 2016

Labeling of GMO food continues to be a hot topic on Capitol Hill. Micheal Clements reports.....LISTEN

Newsline

Truth Matters to Consumers

Dec 31, 2015

When consumers hear the whole truth, acceptance follows. Micheal Clements reports....LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Final Four in Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Prepare for January Competition

Dec 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 29, 2015 - An intense round of competition is expected when the final four competitors pitch their business ideas to a team of judges during the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship...READ MORE

Newsline

Video Highlights California Farmer’s Struggles With Federal Regulators on Water Issues

Dec 29, 2015

A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation highlights the struggles a California farm family has encountered with...LISTEN

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Statement from Bob Stallman,President,American Farm Bureau Federation,Regarding Conclusion of the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference

Dec 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 21, 2015 - "The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the actions of the U.S. in achieving a strong agreement on export competition and setting a new direction for agricultural trade...READ MORE

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Video Highlights California Farmer's Struggles With Federal Regulators on Water Issues

Dec 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 22, 2015 -- A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation highlights the struggles a California farm family has encountered...READ MORE

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AFBF Appoints National YF&R Committee Members

Dec 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 22, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Federation has appointed new members to its national Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee for the 2016-2018 term beginning in March...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Survey Aims to Collect Farmer Feedback on USDA Programs

Dec 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 21, 2015 - A new online survey; launched by the American Farm Bureau Federation will collect feedback from farmers...READ MORE

Newsline

Farm Bureau Convention Offers Variety to Farmers

Dec 22, 2015

The American Farm Bureau Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show is less than a month away. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of Tax Relief, Omnibus Legislation

Dec 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 18, 2015 - "America's farm and ranch families will benefit greatly from the strong, bipartisan congressional passage of important tax relief, funding and policy provisions. The legislation provides...READ MORE

Newsline

OMNIBUS BILL A WIN FOR AGRICULTURE

Dec 17, 2015

The omnibus spending bill includes several provisions that are beneficial for agriculture. Micheal Clements reports... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Omnibus Is an Overall Win for Ag but Still No Fix for WOTUS or GMOs

Dec 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2015 - Congressional omnibus spending and tax extender bills will benefit agriculture greatly if passed, the American Farm Bureau said today...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding AFBF Support for TPP

Dec 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2015 – “The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Board of Directors voted this week to support the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement...READ MORE

Newsline

GAO Confirms EPA Illegally Promoted WOTUS

Dec 15, 2015

A legal opinion by the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds that the Environmental Protection Agency broke the law while promoting the Waters of the U.S. rule. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding GAO Legal Opinion Finding EPA Violated Law Regarding WOTUS

Dec 14, 2015

“A legal opinion today by the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds that the Environmental Protection Agency broke the law with its social media and grassroots lobbying campaign advocating for its own Waters of the U.S. rule. It’s clear from this report that EPA orchestrated this matter in a biased fashion....READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Beef STEM Event to Engage Science Coordinators

Dec 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 11, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced an on-farm experience for science curriculum coordinators, funded by the Beef Checkoff. Selected participants will receive a $2,000 stipend to attend...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Members of Congress, States and Business Urge Supreme Court to Review EPA's Latest Clean Water Act Overreach

Dec 10, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 10, 2015 - A crush of supporters yesterday filed friend-of-the-court briefs, joining the American Farm Bureau Federation in urging the U.S. Supreme Court ...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

AFBF's 2016 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show Features Workshops on Regulations, Technology and More

Dec 09, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2015 - Election of a new president and vice president to lead the American Farm Bureau Federation, great speakers and dynamic educational workshops will ...READ MORE

Newsline

Members of Congress, States and Industry Ask Supreme Court to Review EPA Interference in Chesapeake Bay

Dec 10, 2015

The American Farm Bureau has asked the Supreme Court to stop EPA’s gross violation of the Clean Water Act and recently found support from congress, states and industry groups... LISTEN

Newsline

COOL Repeal Would Stop Retaliations

Dec 08, 2015

The American Farm Bureau says repeal of the U.S. country-of-origin labeling law would stop retaliations by Canada and Mexico authorized this week. Micheal Clements reports... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Development of PRRS-resistant hogs

Dec 08, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 8, 2015 - "Today's announcement of a health-enhanced pig able to resist the PRRS virus is a critical scientific breakthrough in hog farmers' battles...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Potential Canadian and Mexican Tariffs on Beef, Chicken and Pork

Dec 07, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 7, 2015 - "The World Trade Organization has given Canada and Mexico the right to place more than $1 billion in tariffs on beef, chicken and pork, based ...READ MORE

Newsline

Highway Bill Restores Crop Insurance Cuts

Dec 03, 2015

The president is expected to sign a highway funding bill that restores crop insurance cuts from last month’s budget deal. Micheal Clements reports... LISTEN

Newsline

EPA Decision Undermines Commitment to Advancing Biofuels

Dec 01, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency’s final Renewable Fuel Standard volumes announced Monday removes stability from the program. Micheal Clements reports... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

'Food Science Fun' Connects Students to Science

Dec 01, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 1, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has launched a new resource on its My American Farm educational...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Updated Renewable Fuel Standard

Nov 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 30, 2015 - "EPA's decision today to lower the Renewable Fuel Standard undermines our nation's commitment to advancing biofuels and establishing energy independence ...READ MORE

Newsline

Time Running Short for Congress to Renew Expired Tax Provisions

Nov 24, 2015

Time is running short for Congress to pass tax provisions important to agriculture before the end of this session. Micheal Clements reports.... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Thanksgiving Dinner Up a Tad, to Just Over $50

Nov 19, 2015

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 30th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $50.11, a 70-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.41 ...READ MORE

Newsline

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Just Over $50, but Still Affordable

Nov 19, 2015

American Farm Bureau’s 30th annual Thanksgiving Dinner cost survey showed a slight overall increase in the price of the holiday meal. Micheal Clements reports. ... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

WOTUS Guidance Would Result in Continued Confusion, Chaos

Nov 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2015 - If federal agencies are left the task of developing implementation guidance for the Waters of the U.S. rule, the result will be a ...READ MORE

Newsline

World Antibiotics Awareness Week Encourages Best Practices

Nov 17, 2015

November 16-22 is World Antibiotics Awareness Week, which aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and encourage best practices. Jessica Wharton has more. ... LISTEN

Newsline

What ‘The Buzz’ is About on My American Farm

Nov 13, 2015

“The Buzz,” a new interactive and educational game, was recently released by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, a premiere provider of ag education resources. Available on the My American Farm educational site, ... READ MORE

Newsline

Farm Bureau Launches Election Information Website

Nov 12, 2015

A new website by the American Farm Bureau offers farmers and ranchers critical information on the 2016 Presidential candidates. Micheal Clements reports. ... LISTEN

Newsline

Farm Bureau Launches New Farmer Veteran Mentorship Project

Nov 10, 2015

A new project by the American Farm Bureau aims to connect veterans with experienced farmers.. Micheal Clements reports. ... LISTEN

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Farm Bureau Asks Supreme Court to Stop EPA Abuse of Clean Water Act Powers

Nov 6, 2015

American Farm Bureau Federation and a coalition of agricultural and builder groups today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling ...READ MORE

Newsline

Farm Bureau to Supreme Court: Stop EPA Abuse of Clean Water Act Powers

Nov 5, 2015

A petition filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by the American Farm Bureau asks for review of a lower court’s ruling that allows the Environmental Protection Agency to micromanage local land use and development decisions, under the guise of the federal Clean Water Act. Micheal Clements has more ... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation,Regarding Senate WOTUS Vote

Nov 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2015 -- While the effort to send the flawed Waters of the U.S. rule back to the drawing board fell a few votes short...READ MORE

Newsline

Congress Passes Positive Train Control Deadline Extension

Nov 3, 2015

Congress last week passed an extension for the Positive Train Control implementation deadline and could also include it in a long term highway funding bill. Micheal Clements reports....... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation,Regarding Election of Paul Ryan to Speaker of the House

Oct 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2015 -- "We're excited to learn that Paul Ryan has been chosen to be speaker of the House of Representatives. Speaker Ryan...READ MORE

Newsline

Big Data Brings Farmers New Rewards, New Risks

Oct 29, 2015

Farmers and ranchers see tremendous benefits with technology, but can’t turn a blind eye to the privacy concerns that remain. Micheal Clements reports.... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Big Data Brings Farmers New Rewards, New Risks

Oct 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2015 - Farmers and ranchers see tremendous benefits with technology, but can't turn a blind eye to the privacy concerns that remain ...READ MORE

Newsline

Red and Processed Meats Important to Balanced Diet

Oct 27, 2015

While the World Health Organization has classified processed meats as a carcinogen and red meats as a probable carcinogen they can still be part of a healthy and well-balanced diet. Micheal Clements reports...... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Outstanding, Creative County Farm Bureau Programs Recognized

Oct 23, 2015

Twenty-eight county Farm Bureaus nationwide were recognized by the American Farm Bureau for innovative program ideas in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. ...READ MORE

Newsline

Women Lead the Way in Communicating With Consumers

Oct 22, 2015

An American Farm Bureau Federation program helps farm and ranch leaders connect with non-farmers. Micheal Clements has more..... LISTEN

Newsline

OSHA Process Safety Management Changes Harmful to Farmers

Oct 20, 2015

OSHA regulation changes will subject ag retailers to Process Safety Management. Micheal Clements explains.... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

On the Farm Experience for Children's Book Authors Slated for January; Apply by Nov. 15

Oct 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 20, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture ...READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Members Complete Women's Communications Boot Camp

Oct 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Federation honored 16 farm and ranch leaders as ...READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Foundation Brings Biotech to the Classroom

Oct 15, 2015

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the International Food Information Council Foundation recently announced the global launch of “Bringing Biotechnology to Life.” Micheal Clements reports. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Food & Ag Resource Guide for Educators Available

Oct 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 15, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new Food & Ag Resource Guide...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

‘Bringing Biotechnology to Life’ Classroom Resource Launched at World Food Prize Symposium

Oct 14, 2015

DES MOINES, IOWA, October 14, 2015 — The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the International ...READ MORE

Newsline

Nationwide WOTUS Stay Send Strong Message to Congress

Oct 13, 2015

A circuit court decision for the Waters of the U.S. rule sends the message to Congress it’s time to intervene. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Nationwide Stay of Waters of the U.S. Rule

Oct 09, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2015 – “A federal court today ordered the EPA to stop enforcement nationwide of the Waters of the United States rule ...READ MORE

Newsline

Farm Bureau to Announce Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Finalists

Oct 07, 2015

The American Farm Bureau today announced the finalists for the 2016 Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge its annual business contest that awards innovative companies as much as $30,000 each... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Tech Entries Dominate 2016 Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: American Farm Bureau Announces Top 10 Teams

Oct 07, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 7, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today announced the top 10 teams – four finalists and six semi-finalists ...READ MORE

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Fall is a Great Time for Farm Bureau Photo Contest Pics

Oct 06, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 6, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Federation, in conjunction with the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, recently announced the 2015 Farm Bureau Photo Contest...READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Oct 05, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 5, 2015 - "The Trans-Pacific Partnership has promised to open restricted markets for American business around the Pacific Rim. The American Farm Bureau Federation looks ...READ MORE

Newsline

Marketbasket Survey shows Lower Retail Food Prices

Oct 01, 2015

The quarterly Marketbasket survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows lower retail food prices overall. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Poll Shows Broad Support for Endangered Species Act Reform

Sep 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2015 - Most Americans think the Endangered Species Act is outdated and needs to be revised, a survey by Morning Consult shows ...READ MORE

Newsline

POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL COULD DISRUPT RAIL SERVICE BY THANKSGIVING

Sep 29, 2015

While the deadline for positive train control is in December, railroad implementation may begin to disrupt rail movement in November if Congress fails to pass a deadline extension. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

AFBF Concerned New EPA Rule More About Regulation than Safety

Sep 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Federation is reviewing the Environmental Protection Agency's final revisions to the Worker Protection Standard, in hopes that the agency veered to a science-based approach in guarding against risk..." READ MORE

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Dairy and Bacon Prices Down, Apples Too

Sep 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2015 – Lower retail prices for several foods, including whole milk, cheddar cheese, bacon and apples resulted in a slight decrease ..." READ MORE

Newsline

Bonus Depreciation Legislation Would Benefit Fruit Growers

Sep 24, 2015

The bonus depreciation legislation that recently passed the House Ways and Means Committee would provide tax relief to fruit and nut growers. Micheal Clements has more..... LISTEN

Newsline

Data to Drive the Future of Agriculture

Sep 22, 2015

The House Ways and Means Committee sent legislation to the full House for considering of permanent bonus depreciation. Micheal Clements has more..... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Local Conservation Efforts Save Greater Sage Grouse from ESA Listing

Sep 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2015 - Due to the success of state and local conservation efforts, the Fish and Wildlife Service announced today its decision not to list the greater sage grouse as an endangered species.... READ MORE

Newsline

House Committee Passes Permanent Bonus Deprecation

Sep 17, 2015

The House Ways and Means Committee sent legislation to the full House for considering of permanent bonus depreciation. Micheal Clements has more.... LISTEN

Newsline

Labor Reform Critical for Agriculture

Sep 15, 2015

With more than one million undocumented farm workers, agriculture needs labor reform that provides a quality workforce. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

'All About Beef' App Features Two New Games

Sep 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 14, 2015 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture released a new educational app, "All About Beef," funded in part by the Beef Checkoff..." READ MORE

Newsline

Sales Tax Bills Offer Level Playing Field

Sep 10, 2015

Sales tax legislation in both the House and Senate would level the playing field for small businesses. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

Newsline

Agriculture Groups Urge House to Act on Transportation

Sep 03, 2015

A coalition of agriculture groups including the American Farm Bureau is urging the U.S. House to pass a Surface Transportation bill. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Peanut Activity Cards Promote Math, Social Science Skills

Sep 3, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C., September 3, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the National Peanut Board, along with state peanut producer and industry organizations, have launched a peanut learning resource geared for students in grades 3-5 ..." READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau: More Maps Show how EPA’s Overreach

Sep 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 1, 2015 – American Farm Bureau Federation and Caterpillar Inc. announce a new partnership that will provide members up to $2,000 in purchase incentives on Cat machines. In addition, Caterpillar plans to support Farm Bureau programs in 2016 and ..." READ MORE

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Farm Bureau, Caterpillar Inc. Announce New Partnership

Sep 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 1, 2015 – American Farm Bureau Federation and Caterpillar Inc. announce a new partnership that will provide members up to $2,000 in purchase incentives on Cat machines. In addition, Caterpillar plans to support Farm Bureau programs in 2016 and ..." READ MORE

Newsline

2015 Net Farm Income Estimates Drop

Sep 1, 2015

Recent numbers put out by USDA show a drop in net farm income for 2015. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Injunction Against EPA Water Rule

Aug 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 28, 2015 – "Last night Chief Judge Ralph Erickson of the District Court of North Dakota issued an order to stop the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule in its tracks. He found strong evidence that the EPA was arbitrary and capricious in its rulemaking..." READ MORE

Newsline

WOTUS Going Into Law Friday

Aug 27, 2015

Unless an injunction is able to stop it, EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule goes into law Friday. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

Newsline

COMMODITY MARKET REACTION TO GLOBAL SELLOFF

Aug 25, 2015

The global market rollercoaster continues but what does it mean for agriculture? Micheal Clements... LISTEN

Newsline

IDEAg Hosting Dakotafest this week

Aug 20, 2015

The 2015 Dakotafest this week plays host to some 37,000 attendees. Micheal Clements... LISTEN

Newsline

Farm Bureau Foundation Offering New Educational Tools

Aug 18, 2015

With the back to school season underway, the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has... LISTEN

Newsline

Farm Bureau Maps Show Massive Increase in EPA Authority

Aug 13, 2015

Maps released this week by the American Farm Bureau Federation further prove a massive... LISTEN

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