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American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding White House Antibiotic Order

Sep 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 18, 2014 – “In light of today’s executive order regarding antibiotic resistance, it is important to emphasize that raising farm animals is a 24/7 job, and the health and well-being of livestock is the top priority for farmers and ranchers. Healthy animals mean healthful meat, milk and eggs... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Cmdr. Rorke Denver: Keynote Speaker at AFBF's 96th Annual Convention

Sep 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 18, 2014 – Commander Rorke Denver will give the general session keynote address at the 96th AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in San Diego on Jan. 12, 2015... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad

Sep 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2014 – American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed barriers to agricultural trade... READ MORE


Farmers Need Broadband Access for Business

Sep 18, 2014

33 percent of farmers and ranchers are without much-needed Internet access. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Farm Bureau: Keep Accounting Simple for Farmers and Ranchers

Sep 16, 2014

There’s a good reason the nation’s farmers and ranchers prefer to use cash accounting to grow their businesses. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN


Ice Cream and Agriculture

Aug 15, 2014

I always enjoy the State Fair of West Virginia, but probably not for any of the reasons one would think.  Last year, for instance, I didn’t see a single concert, ride any rides, buy a cinnamon bun,... 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

The Farm Bill’s Impact on New Farmers

Sep 4, 2014

By Morgan Slaven, Program Assistant, Membership and Program Development The USDA is providing a unique opportunity to answer your questions about the Farm Bill’s effect on new and beginning farmers ... 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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