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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding WTO Cotton Agreement With Brazil

Oct 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 1, 2014 – “The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased that the U.S. and Brazil have reached an agreement over Brazil’s complaint to the World Trade Organization regarding U.S. cotton and other agricultural programs.

“This agreement brings certainty to cotton growers and all U.S. farmers that the current structure of commodity program.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

EPA Must Withdraw Irregular, Biased Rulemaking Farm Bureau and Waters Coalition Say

Sep 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 30, 2014 – Recent statements by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the latest Clean Water Act rulemaking violate basic open-government requirements, a group of 63 business and agriculture organizations told the EPA and Congress. The resulting failure to comply with the Administrative Procedures Act is so egregious, the Waters Advocacy Coalition said,.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Start the Conversation: Let’s Talk About Animal Agriculture

Sep 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 24, 2014 – “Start the Conversation: Let’s Talk About Animal Agriculture” is the first in a new series of resources the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is launching to foster discussion on questions consumers have about food production and agriculture... READ MORE


Grain Handling Challenges Ahead With Large Harvest

Sep 30, 2014

Rail transportation tops the concerns of farmers this year as they prepare to harvest what’s expected to be a massive corn crop. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Video Series Highlights What to Know Regarding Big Data

Sep 25, 2014

One of the recent concerns in agriculture is how data should be used and managed. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s new video series features questions farmers and ranchers should be asking when it comes to big data. Watch the video series at http://fb.org/bigdata. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone = Growth

Sep 23, 2014

In one week, I will be embarking on one of my biggest adventures to date. I will be traveling from my hills here in West Virginia to Germany and Belgium.  In June, I was notified that I was one of fo... 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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