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‘Shark Tank’ Investor Barbara Corcoran to Address 97th AFBF Annual Convention

Jun 30, 2015

Washington, D.C., June 30, 2015 – Acclaimed real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran will give the closing session keynote address at the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 11, 2016... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year, 
Still Under $6 Per Person

Jun 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2015 – A Fourth of July cookout of Americans’ favorite foods including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk will cost slightly less this year and still comes in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Signing of Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

Jun 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2015 – “President Obama’s signature today opens the door to creating new trade partnerships around the world that will drive American business forward in the international marketplace... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau to EPA: Proposed Rule Would Hurt Biofuel Market and Environment

Jun 25, 2015

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS, June 25, 2015 – American Farm Bureau today called on the Environmental Protection Agency to rethink its rule to reduce renewable fuels in the nation’s gasoline supply. Nebraska Farm Bureau President and AFBF Board Member Steve Nelson, Iowa Farm Bureau’s Charlie Norris and Illinois Farm Bureau’s Wayne Anderson called the rule groundless and harmful at a special field hea.. READ MORE

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Holiday Cookout Prices Fall Compared To Last Year

Jun 30, 2015

The American Farm Bureau’s annual Summer Cookout survey showed a slight overall decline in price of the items in the survey. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

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Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Application Deadline Approaching

Jun 25, 2015

The application deadline is fast approaching for American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

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Drought Taking A Toll On California Producers

Jun 23, 2015

As the lingering effects of a drought continue to hurt California agriculture, California Farm Bureau officials are calling improved water infrastructure. Micheal Clements reports... LISTEN

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