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 American Farm Bureau Tells Members to 'Ditch' EPA Water Rule

Apr 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today asked its members to resist a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that it says will impose unworkable regulations on the nation’s farms... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

 Statement Regarding The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Apr 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 – “As the nation’s largest general farm organization, the American Farm Bureau represents farmers and ranchers who use every type of agricultural production system to provide the safest food possible both here in the U.S. and abroad. Our farmers and ranchers are encouraged by the bipartisan leadership of Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), G.K. Butterfield (D-N... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

 American Farm Bureau's Stallman Calls for Tax Changes

Apr 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2014 – Farmers and ranchers need tax certainty to thrive in a modern economy, and making permanent deductions that expired in 2013 is a good first step, the American Farm Bureau Federation told the House Ways and Means Committee today... READ MORE

Newsline

 Time to Ditch the Rule

Apr 22, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule was published in the Federal Register yesterday. If put into place, farming and ranching practices, and private land use, would be federally regulated, which Farm Bureau says is not what Congress intended. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

Newsline

 Farmland Theatrical Launch Just Weeks Away

Apr 17, 2014

In just a couple of weeks, the documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker James Moll, Farmland, will be released in theaters across the United States. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance has worked with James Moll on this film, and private screenings of Farmland have brought positive feedback so far. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

FBlog

 Life Lessons from Maple Syrup

Apr 7, 2014

I tried something new this winter. Late last spring, my dad and I were bitten by the maple syrup bug. Someone we knew had made a couple gallons of syrup from trees in his backyard and he made it sound... READ MORE

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 American Farm Bureau Tells Members to ‘Ditch’ EPA Water Rule

Apr 23, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation today asked its members to resist a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that it says will impose unworkable regulations on the nation’s farms. ... READ MORE

Rural Community Building

 National Value-Added Agriculture Conference

Apr 18, 2014

By Lisa Hightower, Director of Rural Development, American Farm Bureau Federation Next month I’m excited to be attending the 16th Annual National Value-Added Agriculture Conference in Baltimore on M... READ MORE

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