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American Farm Bureau

 Statement Regarding The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Apr 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 – “As the nation’s largest general farm organization, the American Farm Bureau represents farmers and ranchers who use every type of agricultural production system to provide the safest food possible both here in the U.S. and abroad. Our farmers and ranchers are encouraged by the bipartisan leadership of Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), G.K. Butterfield (D-N... READ MORE

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 American Farm Bureau's Stallman Calls for Tax Changes

Apr 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2014 – Farmers and ranchers need tax certainty to thrive in a modern economy, and making permanent deductions that expired in 2013 is a good first step, the American Farm Bureau Federation told the House Ways and Means Committee today... READ MORE

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 New Stackable GM Bonus Cash Offered to FB Members

Apr 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2014 – Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that a new FB Member Advantage! “Bonus Cash” program with General Motors is available to members, effective immediately. While the $500 discount on the purchase or lease of a new GM car or truck is the same, the ability to stack the offer with one other private offer is new, and demonstrates Farm Bureau’s commit.. READ MORE


 Farmland Theatrical Launch Just Weeks Away

Apr 17, 2014

In just a couple of weeks, the documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker James Moll, Farmland, will be released in theaters across the United States. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance has worked with James Moll on this film, and private screenings of Farmland have brought positive feedback so far. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


 Farm Bureau Supports Biotech Labeling Legislation

Apr 15, 2014

Representatives Mike Pompeo of Kansas and G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina introduced the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act last week. The legislation would clarify the Food and Drug Administration has the authority on the use and labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Seanica Otterby has the story... LISTEN


 Life Lessons from Maple Syrup

Apr 7, 2014

I tried something new this winter. Late last spring, my dad and I were bitten by the maple syrup bug. Someone we knew had made a couple gallons of syrup from trees in his backyard and he made it sound... READ MORE

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 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding EPA’s Proposed ‘Waters’ Rule

Apr 2, 2014

Last week, the American Farm Bureau Federation carefully reviewed EPA’s March 25 release of the ‘waters of the U.S.’ proposed rule. The results of our review are dismaying. READ MORE

Rural Community Building

 Joining the American Farm Bureau Federation

Apr 11, 2014

Hello! My name is Lisa Hightower and I’m the new director of rural development at the American Farm Bureau Federation. Sabrina Matteson left a four-year legacy of rural development work at the Ameri... 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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