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American Farm Bureau

IDEAg’s Dakotafest Features Innovation, Equipment, Policy Discussions

Aug 19, 2014

MITCHELL, South Dakota, August 19, 2014 – Innovation, policy discussions and state-of-the-art farm and ranch equipment and services took center stage today outside Mitchell, South Dakota, as farmers and ranchers gathered for the opening day of IDEAg’s Dakotafest... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau to Court: Stop EPA Privacy Abuses

Aug 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 18, 2014 – The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release of farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information violates basic tenets of federal law, the American Farm Bureau Federation told a Minnesota federal court late Friday... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Drones take center stage at IDEAg Dakotafest

Aug 13, 2014

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois, August 13, 2014 – Day 2 of the IDEAg Dakotafest show will focus on the latest technological break-through in agriculture: drones. The IDEAg Group is teaming up with Measure, A 32 Advisors Company, to discuss Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and their uses in the field, and to display a sophisticated device, the ScanEagle from Boeing/Insitu... READ MORE


American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Continues Education Efforts

Aug 19, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture continues its education efforts to raise awareness, understanding and a positive public perception of agriculture. Micheal Clements has the story... LISTEN


This Week's USDA Reports Brings Few Surprises

Aug 14, 2014

The August Supply and De­mand Report and Crop Production forecast this week gives producers a better idea of what the 2014 harvest may look like. Micheal Clements has the story... 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

Help Your Entrepreneurial Garden Grow: The Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Aug 13, 2014

By: Morgan Slaven, Program Assistant, Membership and Program Development “Booming interest in entrepreneurship has led many people to think that entrepreneurship is synonymous with Silicon Valley. T... 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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