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Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard

May 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2015 – “Congress was clear in its intent: The United States can and should produce significantly more ethanol for the nation’s cars and trucks than the EPA has proposed. The Renewable Fuel Standard has produced jobs, decreased reliance on imported oil and contributed to cleaner air. For those reasons, we need more ethanol, not less, and living up to Congressional mandate.. READ MORE

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Farm Bureau asks Congress to Repeal Country of Origin Labeling for Beef, Chicken and Pork

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced support for efforts in Congress to repeal a law that forces food distributors to label beef, chicken and pork products as to their country of origin. The request comes on the heels of a World Trade Organization ruling that grants Canada and Mexico the right to retaliate against the United States if it fails to stop the progr.. READ MORE

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New ‘Grocery Grab’ Game Explores Cooking With Beef

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – “Grocery Grab,” a new game aligned to national learning standards for third- to fifth-grade students, was recently launched on the My American Farm website. The free ga.. READ MORE

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Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding EPA’s Final WOTUS Rule

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – “We are undertaking a thorough analysis of the final WOTUS rule to determine whether the Environmental Protection Agency listened to the substantive comments farmers and ranchers submitted during the comment period. Based on EPA’s aggressive advocacy campaign in support of its original proposed rule – and the agency’s numerous misstatements about the c.. READ MORE


Farm Bureau Urges Congress To Repeal COOL

May 28, 2015

Last week, the World Trade Organization issued its final ruling on the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling as it pertains to beef and pork. The WTO found in favor of Canada and Mexico. Seanica Otterby has more... LISTEN


Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Applications Open Monday

May 26, 2015

The American Farm Bureau created the Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge to show people the vast opportunities available in rural communities. This Shark Tank-style competition lets entrepreneurs pitch their food and agriculture business ideas to a team of judges who decide which entrepreneurs receive startup funds. The goal is to help these businesses succeed and thrive. Seanica Otterby .. LISTEN


TPA Must Pass To Help America's Farmers, Ranchers

May 21, 2015

Around the world, countries are competing to gain more market share. Without trade promotion authority, one farmer says the U.S. will lose a large percentage of the market share it currently holds and will not gain additional market share. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

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