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American Farm Bureau

C'mon Down for a Warm Texas Welcome at IDEAg's 30th Annual Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

Nov 21, 2014

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, November 21, 2014 – The 30th annual IDEAg Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show will warmly welcome farmers and agricultural enthusiasts alike, Dec. 2-4 at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas. One of the fastest-growing trade shows in the country, this year’s show floor will feature more than 350 exhibitors, displayi.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Delayed Action on 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards

Nov 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2014 – “Renewable fuels have been a tremendous success story for the nation by reducing our country’s dependence on foreign crude oil, reducing air pollution and providing good-paying jobs within rural America. That is why the American Farm Bureau Federation is disappointed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s notice of delay in issuing 2014 standards for .. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding President Obama’s Statement on Immigration

Nov 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 20, 2014 – “In practical terms, we do not expect the president’s initiative to help America’s farmers deal with the real labor challenges they face. Our nation loses millions of dollars in fruit and vegetable production every year because farmers cannot find labor to harvest everything they grow. This order will not change that... READ MORE


Classic Thanksgiving Dinner For 10 Still Under $50

Nov 20, 2014

In the annual price survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 remains under $50. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


EPA's Proposed Carbon Regulation Will Hurt Everyone

Nov 18, 2014

The proposed regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding greenhouse gasses could end up costing billions. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Feeling Thankful

Nov 12, 2014

Somehow this fall I lost an entire month. It could have had something to do with twenty four days that I spent gallivanting around Europe this past month as a McCloy fellow.  All I know is that I lef... 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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