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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation Regarding American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al.

Jan 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2015 – “Farmers, ranchers and citizens in general should be concerned about the court’s disregard for individual privacy. This court seems to believe that the Internet age has eliminated the individual’s interest in controlling the distribution of his or her personal information. We strongly disagree.”.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the President’s State of the Union Address

Jan 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 20, 2015 – “The president this evening held out a glimmer of hope that he and the Republican Congress might still work together. His words were reassuring, yet recent history has been anything but. So many good things can be accomplished, so once again, we ask leaders of both parties: Please work together... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Approves Strategic Action Plan for 2015

Jan 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2015 – Following the delegate session of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention, which wrapped up this week in San Diego, the organization’s board of directors set AFBF’s strategic action plan to address public policy issues for 2015... READ MORE


Congress Taking Steps Forward Regarding Rail Issues

Jan 29, 2015

The challenges facing the U.S. freight rail network are having a tremendous impact on the agriculture industry. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


Ag Census Great Tool For Research, Policy Development

Jan 27, 2015

The Census of Agriculture is a comprehensive snapshot of the entire agriculture sector. American Farm Bureau economist John Anderson says the census provides a long-term outlook at agricultural trends. Seanica Otterby has more... LISTEN


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

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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