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American Farm Bureau

New Poll Shows Strong Support for Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

Aug 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2016 -- A new poll from Morning Consult shows most voters favor fair trade - something all candidates should keep in mind as a congressional vote on ...READ MORE

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Dairy Farmers Seeking Assistance from USDA

Aug 23, 2016

The American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting a coalition of lawmakers seeking assistance for U.S. dairy farmers. Micheal Clements has more...LISTEN

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Farm Bureau, Farmers’ Almanac Announce Farmer of the Year Contest

Aug 18, 2016

The American Farm Bureau Federation is partnering with the Farmers’ Almanac to find three farmers or ranchers to be recognized as “Farmers’ Almanac Farmer of the Year.” Micheal Clements has more ...LISTEN

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Farmers' Almanac Launches Farmer of the Year Contest

Aug 17, 2016

LEWISTON, MAINE, August 17, 2016 - Farmers' Almanac, in partnership with the American Farm Bureau Federation, announces its search for three farmers ...READ MORE

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USDA Predicts Record Corn, Soybean Harvest

Aug 16, 2016

New reports from the Agriculture Department predict U.S. farmers will continue high production. Micheal Clements has more. ...LISTEN

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Something for Everyone at 2016 IDEAg Dakotafest

Aug 12, 2016

EAGAN, MINNESOTA, August 12, 2016 - The 2016 IDEAg Dakotafest, slated for Aug. 16 - 18 at the Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, South Dakota, has something to offer farmers and agriculture enthusiasts alike....READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Asks USDA for Emergency Dairy Assistance

Aug 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 11, 2016 -- Against a backdrop of plummeting farm-level milk prices and farm cash receipts for milk sales, the American Farm Bureau Federation this week asked the Agriculture Department to provide ...READ MORE

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AFBFA Announces Grants for Middle- and After-School STEM 'Maker Kits'

Aug 11, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C., August 11, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to 10 middle-school science classrooms and 10 after-school programs...READ MORE

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IDEAg’s Dakotafest Farm Show Opens Tuesday

Aug 11, 2016

The 2016 Dakotafest next week plays host to some 35,000 attendees. Micheal Clements reports. ...LISTEN

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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Reaches Young Learners at 'Thingamajig' Event

Aug 10, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C., August 10, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture hosted an agricultural-based workshop for children at the 22nd annual YMCA Thingamajig Invention Convention in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. ... READ MORE

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American Family Insurance Joins Dakotafest as Education Center Sponsor

Aug 9, 2016

EAGAN, MINNESOTA, August 9, 2016 - The IDEAg Group, LLC, producer of Dakotafest, is introducing the new Dakotafest Education Center, part of the larger Reaves Buildings Innovation & Technology Campus...READ MORE

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