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Innovative, Creative County Farm Bureau Programs Recognized

Oct 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2014 – Twenty-four county Farm Bureaus nationwide were recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for innovative program ideas in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. The winners will be highlighted during AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention, Jan. 11-14, 2015, in San Diego, California... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: ‘Finding the Money to Grow Your Business’ Slated for Oct. 28

Oct 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, announces the fourth in a series of free online business training webinars for rural entrepreneurs and Farm Bureau members... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau Survey Shows Big Data Use Increasing, Big Questions Remain

Oct 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 21, 2014 – A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows more farmers are reaping the benefits of the latest agricultural technologies, but most remain wary of risks involved with big data collection. Fully 77.5 percent of farmers surveyed said they feared regulators and other government officials might gain access to their private information without the.. READ MORE


Pork Production Could Surpass Beef Production In 2015

Oct 23, 2014

Pork production is poised to surpass beef production next year as ranchers try to rebuild their herds from the lowest levels since the 1960s. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Farm Bureau Providing Farmers With Resource To Talk Biotech

Oct 21, 2014

With the many question and myths surrounding biotechnology in agriculture the American Farm Bureau has developed an online resource to provide the facts on genetically modified crops. 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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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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