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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities And Accountability Act of 2015

May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2015 – “The U.S. leads the world in agricultural exports thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of American farmers and ranchers. Creating new partnerships and expanding access to international markets will drive us forward in the global marketplace... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Agricultural and Agri-Food Producers Call for an Ambitious, Fair, and Comprehensive Agreement through the Trans-Pacific Partnership

May 20, 2015

GUAM, MAY 19, 2015 – As Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) nations meet this week in Guam to continue negotiations, agri-food producer and processor organizations from Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand remain united in their call for a modern trade agreement that includes meaningful and comprehensive market access opportunities for agriculture and agri-food... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding WTO Panel Ruling on COOL

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2015 – “The World Trade Organization dispute panel has ruled that U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) regulations for meats are not in compliance with previous WTO decisions. That means we need further effort to craft an acceptable COOL program... READ MORE

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New 'Farm to Cart' Game Introduced

May 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2015 – “Farm to Cart,” a new game for preschool and early elementary teachers, families, farmers and ranchers hosting agricultural literacy events, was recently launched by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The game is intended to help learners make the connection that food comes from farms before it reaches the grocery store and ultimately our homes.<.. READ MORE

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TPA Must Pass To Help America's Farmers, Ranchers

May 21, 2015

Around the world, countries are competing to gain more market share. Without trade promotion authority, one farmer says the U.S. will lose a large percentage of the market share it currently holds and will not gain additional market share. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

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New Report Shows Rural Infrastructure Needs Major Improvements

May 19, 2015

The national non-profit transportation research group TRIP released a new report today that shows the U.S. rural transportation system needs vast improvements. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

Newsline

America's Farmers & Ranchers Need TPA For Continued Export Growth

May 14, 2015

American agriculture has learned, changed and grown from opening up to trade. For example, last year alone, America’s farmers and ranchers exported more than 152 billion dollars-worth of food, fiber, feed and energy commodities and products to customers around the world. That provided the U.S. a positive net trade position in agricultural goods of 143 billion dollars over imports. Seanica Otterb.. 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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