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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Key Senate Votes on WOTUS

Mar 26, 2015

“Key votes this week in the Senate delivered a resounding message that the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is flawed in both substance and process. Senators indicated they will not tolerate outlandish regulatory actions that disregard established law, and by their action put federal regulators on notice that the rule is simply unacceptable... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015

Mar 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – “State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These state labeling initiatives mask the benefits of biotechnology in food production and can lead to decreased food supplies. Creating a national labeling standar.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban

Mar 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Writing that horse caretakers take pride in protecting the health and safety of their animals and horse-drawn carriages are iconic guides to many American cities, the American Farm Bureau Federation has called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to withdraw his proposed ban on historic horse-drawn carriages in New York City... READ MORE

Newsline

Drones Could Be Valuable Tool For Farmers, Ranchers

Mar 24, 2015

Drones are an important piece of technology. Like any new technology in agriculture, drones can help farmers improve their profitability, environmental stewardship and global competitiveness. Seanica Otterby has more... LISTEN

Newsline

Young Farmers Optimistic Despite Several Concerns

Mar 19, 2015

According to the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Young Farmers and Ranchers outlook survey, about one-third of young farmers and ranchers surveyed, ages 18 to 35, are most concerned about the availability of land to grow their crops and raise their animals. Seanica Otterby has more... 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

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

Developing Export Capacity

Feb 4, 2015

Information provided by: Lilia McFarland New and Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program Coordinator U.S. Department of Agriculture Exporting can be a valuable tool for new and beginning farmers to build... 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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