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American Farm Bureau

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises, Still Under $50 for 10

Nov 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 20, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Four Finalists to Compete in January

Nov 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas today announced the four national finalists of the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The challenge provides an opportunity for individuals to showcas.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau and Coalition Call for Lame-Duck Congress to Extend Key Tax Provisions

Nov 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2014 – America’s farmers and ranchers are ready for Congress to act swiftly to restore tax provisions essential to boosting small businesses and rural economies, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation... READ MORE


Classic Thanksgiving Dinner For 10 Still Under $50

Nov 20, 2014

In the annual price survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 remains under $50. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


EPA's Proposed Carbon Regulation Will Hurt Everyone

Nov 18, 2014

The proposed regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding greenhouse gasses could end up costing billions. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Feeling Thankful

Nov 12, 2014

Somehow this fall I lost an entire month. It could have had something to do with twenty four days that I spent gallivanting around Europe this past month as a McCloy fellow.  All I know is that I lef... 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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