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American Farm Bureau

Webinars Highlight Entrepreneurship for Rural America

Jul 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, today announced a new online business training resource for rural entrepreneurs and Farm Bureau members. The series, launching with five webinars in 2014, is a key component of the Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative, a joint .. READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Local Communities Benefit from Ag Literacy Mini-Grants

Jul 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 21, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 11 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation. The grants are awarded through the Foundation’s White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau Decodes Water Rule Proposal, Asks EPA to Rescind

Jul 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation last night released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest clean water rule. Nancy Stoner, EPA acting assistant administrator for water, made the statements in a recent agency blog post... READ MORE

Newsline

Overcoming Challenges Surrounding Biotechnology

Jul 22, 2014

For more than 20 years, biotechnology has helped farmers increase productivity to meet the food demands of a growing population. Although it continues to face consumer criticism, the future of biotechnology looks bright. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

Newsline

Women Taking on a Larger Role in Agriculture

Jul 17, 2014

More and more women are becoming increasingly involved with agriculture and taking on leadership roles in the industry. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN

FBlog

You gotta make hay while the sun shines!

Jul 21, 2014

Summer is truly my favorite time of the entire year.  The cows are contentedly grazing in the mountain pastures, calves are growing, the corn is stretching higher and higher towards the sun, and life... READ MORE

FB Act Insider

EPA Admits ‘Bonafide Confusion’ on Water Rule

Jul 19, 2014

The EPA is in full retreat, in fact, from an interpretive rule that spells out agricultural exemptions from the law’s permitting requirements. All the talk about labeling GMO foods has done not... READ MORE

Rural Community Building

USDA grant helps Wyoming dairy farmers study costs, benefits of a milk processing plant

Jun 6, 2014

By Erin Anthony, Editor of Farm Bureau News, American Farm Bureau Federation Faced with having to ship their milk a far-too-costly 500 miles to be processed and bottled, the Cody, Wyoming-based George... 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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