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American Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau Appeals Flawed Privacy Decision

Apr 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015— The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful. A lower court ruling that upheld the EPA action failed to address key privacy issues and should be reversed, according to court documents filed today by the Americ.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s Food Approval Process

Apr 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today praised the European Commission for its careful and scientific analysis in approving seventeen different genetically modified agricultural products for food and feed. The approval came in the face of fierce opposition by anti-science and anti-trade forces on the continent. Unfortunately, the EC today also undermined its principled position by .. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau Hails Senate Trade Promotion Vote

Apr 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2015—The American Farm Bureau Federation today applauded the Senate Committee on Finance for its approval of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Calls for Renewed, Reliable Grain Inspection Standards

Apr 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation urged Congress today to reauthorize the Grain Standards Act. South Carolina Farm Bureau President David Winkles called the act critical to ensuring the integrity and reliability of America’s grain trade, in his testimony before a House Agriculture subcommittee... READ MORE

Newsline

TPA Leads To Important Trade Deals

Apr 23, 2015

The Senate Finance Committee passed trade promotion authority on Tuesday by a vote of 20 to 6 without any amendments. Now it’s onto the House Ways and Means Committee and then, hopefully soon, the Senate floor. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

Newsline

Ag Must Meet Misinformation Surrounding Water Use Head On

Apr 21, 2015

California farmers and ranchers face a dire water situation. California Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water cuts for urban users, which has caused the agriculture industry to be given some negative attention. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

Newsline

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

FBlog

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

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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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