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American Farm Bureau

Educator Scholarships Help Encourage Agriculture Literacy

Mar 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized 10 educators for their exceptional efforts to encourage agricultural literacy. The educators will each receive $1,500 scholarships to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 16-20. The Foundation, through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education, sponsors the sc.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Honors PAL Graduates for Leadership Achievement

Feb 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2015 – A group of 10 outstanding young farm and ranch leaders was honored today by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh Partners in Agricultural Leadership class. The young agricultural leaders were recognized during AFBF’s Advocacy Conference. PAL is designed to help agricultural leaders accelerate their leadership abilitie.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farmers, Ranchers Call on Capitol Hill to Address Agriculture’s Needs

Feb 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2015 – Nearly 500 Farm Bureau members from across America are visiting policymakers on Capitol Hill today to discuss the most pressing issues facing agriculture... READ MORE


Enforcement-Only Immigration Approach Too Risky

Mar 3, 2015

The current Congress has an increased focus on enforcement immigration options, and this week, the House Judiciary Committee is marking up legislation for interior enforcement, which includes E-Verify. Seanica Otterby reports... LISTEN


Adapting Advocacy Efforts Vital For Effective Change

Feb 26, 2015

More than 500 Farm Bureau members from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. this week to learn how to better advocate for their passion, agriculture. 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

Developing Export Capacity

Feb 4, 2015

Information provided by: Lilia McFarland New and Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program Coordinator U.S. Department of Agriculture Exporting can be a valuable tool for new and beginning farmers to build... 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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