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AFBF Again Urges Court to Restore State Authority in Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

Aug 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 21, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation late yesterday asked a federal appellate court in Pennsylvania to reverse a lower court ruling that upheld pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay watershed imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: 'Finding and Using Business Information' Slated for Aug. 26

Aug 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 21, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, announces the second in a series of free online business training webinars for rural entrepreneurs and Farm Bureau members... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

IDEAg’s Dakotafest Features Innovation, Equipment, Policy Discussions

Aug 19, 2014

MITCHELL, South Dakota, August 19, 2014 – Innovation, policy discussions and state-of-the-art farm and ranch equipment and services took center stage today outside Mitchell, South Dakota, as farmers and ranchers gathered for the opening day of IDEAg’s Dakotafest... READ MORE


Farm Bureau Asks Court to Stop EPA Privacy Abuses

Aug 21, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation is seeking to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from releasing private data of farmers and ranchers. Farm Bureau argued last week in federal court that EPA disregarded privacy of farmers and ranchers when publicly releasing personal information last year. Micheal Clements has the story... LISTEN


American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Continues Education Efforts

Aug 19, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture continues its education efforts to raise awareness, understanding and a positive public perception of agriculture. Micheal Clements has the story... LISTEN


Ice Cream and Agriculture

Aug 15, 2014

I always enjoy the State Fair of West Virginia, but probably not for any of the reasons one would think.  Last year, for instance, I didn’t see a single concert, ride any rides, buy a cinnamon bun,... READ MORE

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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

Help Your Entrepreneurial Garden Grow: The Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Aug 13, 2014

By: Morgan Slaven, Program Assistant, Membership and Program Development “Booming interest in entrepreneurship has led many people to think that entrepreneurship is synonymous with Silicon Valley. T... 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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