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American Farm Bureau

National YF&R Committee Members Appointed

Dec 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation has appointed new members to its national Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee for the 2015-2017 term beginning in March. The committee is comprised of 16 positions representing all regions of the U.S. An individual or a couple may hold each committee position... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Normalization of Relations with Cuba

Dec 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2014 – “The American Farm Bureau Federation strongly supports President Obama’s move toward normalized relations with Cuba. Farm Bureau has long called for a removal of trade restrictions with Cuba, and we believe expanded trade with the U.S. can serve as a cornerstone for additional reforms... READ MORE

American Farm Bureau

Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of Tax Extenders Bill

Dec 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2014 – “Passage of H.R. 5771 means farmers and ranchers are one step closer to tax laws that will let them reinvest in their businesses. Farm Bureau now urges the President to sign these temporary provisions into law for 2014... READ MORE

Newsline

Normal Relations With Cuba Could Open Untapped Export Markets

Dec 18, 2014

New agricultural trade markets are likely to develop under the president’s plan for normalized relations with Cuba. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

Newsline

Year-End Legislation Bars Sage Grouse Protection

Dec 16, 2014

Legislation passed by Congress will delay a potential listing of the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act. Micheal Clements has more... LISTEN

FBlog

Agriculture’s Self-Esteem Problem

Dec 12, 2014

By: Hope Pjesky Farmers are professionals. Farmers are small business owners. If you start your own farm, you are an entrepreneur. I am proud to be a farmer! Why aren’t more farmers? Over the last t... 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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