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Farm Bureau Supports Trade Promotion Authority Bills

Apr 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – Expanding international trade is vital to the success of America’s farmers and ranchers. To make that expansion happen, Congress must approve trade promotion authority, the American Farm Bureau Federation said today... READ MORE

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Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

Apr 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – “Farmers and ranchers need tax laws that protect their family businesses. They don’t want to be punished for their success. With House passage of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, we are one step closer to tax reform that will help farm families invest in the future and pass their businesses on to the next generation... READ MORE

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Farm Bureau Endorses Bill to Sink Controversial WOTUS Rule

Apr 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation today asked Congress to pass legislation ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the controversial “Waters of the United States” proposal... READ MORE


Lawmakers Should Repeal Misguided, Unfair Death Tax

Apr 16, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the estate tax, also known as the death tax, today. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


Agriculture Can't Survive Stand-Alone E-Verify

Apr 14, 2015

The U.S. agriculture industry has been suffering from a labor shortage for a while. As it stands, E-Verify would be a death blow to agriculture, according to one labor contractor. Seanica Otterby has the story... 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

We are moving!

Apr 7, 2015

Thank for following our blog. We are transitioning from the Rural Community Building blog to American Farm Bureau’s Voice of Agriculture website Rural Development program page. We hope that you will... 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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