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American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Honors PAL Graduates for Leadership Achievement

Feb 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2015 – A group of 10 outstanding young farm and ranch leaders was honored today by the American Farm Bureau Federation as graduates of the organization’s seventh Partners in Agricultural Leadership class. The young agricultural leaders were recognized during AFBF’s Advocacy Conference. PAL is designed to help agricultural leaders accelerate their leadership abilitie.. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farmers, Ranchers Call on Capitol Hill to Address Agriculture’s Needs

Feb 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2015 – Nearly 500 Farm Bureau members from across America are visiting policymakers on Capitol Hill today to discuss the most pressing issues facing agriculture... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

California Resident Wins YF&R Collegiate Discussion Meet

Feb 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24, 2015 – The winner of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet announced at the American Farm Bureau Federation FUSION Conference in Nashville earlier this month is Levy Randolph of California. Randolph was awarded the top prize following a discussion on balancing concerns about food insecurity and the environmental impact of modern agricu.. READ MORE


Adapting Advocacy Efforts Vital For Effective Change

Feb 26, 2015

More than 500 Farm Bureau members from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. this week to learn how to better advocate for their passion, agriculture. Seanica Otterby has more... LISTEN


Share, Learn And Connect Through Social Media

Feb 24, 2015

For the past several years, agriculturalists have been told they need to share their story with the general public. But one social media specialist says it’s really about learning, sharing and connecting. Seanica Otterby has more. .. 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

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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