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Farm Bureau asks Congress to Repeal Country of Origin Labeling for Beef, Chicken and Pork

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced support for efforts in Congress to repeal a law that forces food distributors to label beef, chicken and pork products as to their country of origin. The request comes on the heels of a World Trade Organization ruling that grants Canada and Mexico the right to retaliate against the United States if it fails to stop the progr.. READ MORE

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New ‘Grocery Grab’ Game Explores Cooking With Beef

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – “Grocery Grab,” a new game aligned to national learning standards for third- to fifth-grade students, was recently launched on the My American Farm website. The free ga.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding EPA’s Final WOTUS Rule

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – “We are undertaking a thorough analysis of the final WOTUS rule to determine whether the Environmental Protection Agency listened to the substantive comments farmers and ranchers submitted during the comment period. Based on EPA’s aggressive advocacy campaign in support of its original proposed rule – and the agency’s numerous misstatements about the c.. READ MORE

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Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities And Accountability Act of 2015

May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2015 – “The U.S. leads the world in agricultural exports thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of American farmers and ranchers. Creating new partnerships and expanding access to international markets will drive us forward in the global marketplace... READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Applications Open Monday

May 26, 2015

The American Farm Bureau created the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge to show people the vast opportunities available in rural communities. This Shark Tank-style competition lets entrepreneurs pitch their food and agriculture business ideas to a team of judges who decide which entrepreneurs receive startup funds. The goal is to help these businesses succeed and thrive. Seanica Otterby .. LISTEN

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TPA Must Pass To Help America's Farmers, Ranchers

May 21, 2015

Around the world, countries are competing to gain more market share. Without trade promotion authority, one farmer says the U.S. will lose a large percentage of the market share it currently holds and will not gain additional market share. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

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New Report Shows Rural Infrastructure Needs Major Improvements

May 19, 2015

The national non-profit transportation research group TRIP released a new report today that shows the U.S. rural transportation system needs vast improvements. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

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Support All Farmers

Dec 29, 2014

By: Hope Pjesky Since 2007 I have been blessed and honored to have the opportunity to travel to several other countries and visit agricultural operations. I have also had the opportunity to host farme... 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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