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News Releases (Index of 2015 Releases)

July
July 2, 2015 American Farm Bureau, Agriculture and Industry Groups Ask Court to Ditch EPA’s Unlawful Water Rule
 
June
June 30, 2015 ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Barbara Corcoran to Address 97th AFBF Annual Convention
 
June 30, 2015 July 4th Cookout Costs Less This Year, 
Still Under $6 Per Person
 
June 29, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Signing of Trade Promotion Authority Legislation
 
June 25, 2015 Farm Bureau to EPA: Proposed Rule Would Hurt Biofuel Market and Environment
 
June 25, 2015 Farm Bureau Urges Senate to Repeal COOL Requirements on Beef, Chicken and Pork
 
June 24, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority
 
June 22, 2015 Wastweet Joins AFBF as Director of Congressional Relations
 
June 19, 2015 State Farm Bureau Communicators Honored
 
June 18, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding House Passage Of Trade Legislation
 
June 15, 2015 2015 Farmfest Marks Minnesota’s First Rural Broadband Day
 
June 11, 2015 Farm Bureau Releases Detailed Analysis of Waters of the U.S. Rule
 
June 10, 2015 Farm Bureau Hails Committee Action To Stop EPA Overreach
 
June 10, 2015 EPA Abused Rulemaking Process, American Farm Bureau General Counsel Steen Tells Senate
 
June 4, 2015 Apply Now for Farm Bureau Women’s Communications Boot Camp
 
June 3, 2015 Grants Foster ‘Our Food Link’ Activities
 
June 2, 2015 American Farm Bureau Calls on House to Pass Trade Promotion Authority
 
June 1, 2015 Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Open for Applications Through June 30
 
May
May 29, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard
 
May 27, 2015 Farm Bureau asks Congress to Repeal Country of Origin Labeling for Beef, Chicken and Pork
 
May 27, 2015 New ‘Grocery Grab’ Game Explores Cooking With Beef
 
May 27, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding EPA’s Final WOTUS Rule
 
May 22, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities And Accountability Act of 2015
 
May 20, 2015 Agricultural and Agri-Food Producers Call for an Ambitious, Fair, and Comprehensive Agreement through the Trans-Pacific Partnership
 
May 18, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding WTO Panel Ruling on COOL
 
May 15, 2015 New 'Farm to Cart' Game Introduced
 
May 14, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
 
May 14, 2015 Farmers to Congress: Fast Track American Agriculture with Trade Promotion Authority
 
May 13, 2015 Farm Bureau Kicks Off 2015 Photo Contest
 
May 12, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of House WOTUS Legislation
 
May 11, 2015 Farm Bureau’s Potts Named to Penn State Board
 
May 7, 2015 Women in Ag Survey Underscores Need for Leadership Skills
 
May 6, 2015 ‘Get a Move on for GMOs’ Helps Farmers Stand Up for Biotechnology
 
April
April 30, 2015 Farm Bureau Applauds Senate Move to Stop EPA Overreach
 
April 30, 2015 $145,000 Up for Grabs: Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge
 
April 28, 2015 Farm Bureau to FAA: Farmers and Ranchers Will Soar with Agricultural Drones
 
April 24, 2015 American Farm Bureau Appeals Flawed Privacy Decision
 
April 24, 2015 Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s Food Approval Process
 
April 23, 2015 American Farm Bureau Hails Senate Trade Promotion Vote
 
April 22, 2015 Farm Bureau Calls for Renewed, Reliable Grain Inspection Standards
 
April 16, 2015 Farm Bureau Supports Trade Promotion Authority Bills
 
April 16, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015
 
April 16, 2015 Farm Bureau Endorses Bill to Sink Controversial WOTUS Rule
 
April 3, 2015 As Fair Season Approaches, New ‘Learn About Livestock’ Banners a Timely Option
 
April 2, 2015 Beef and Pork Prices Up, OJ Too
 
March
March 31, 2015 USDA Corn and Soybean Plantings Forecast Increases
 
March 31, 2015 Farm Bureau Selects New PAL Class
 
March 26, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Key Senate Votes on WOTUS
 
March 25, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
 
March 25, 2015 Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban
 
March 24, 2015 Nebraska Farm Bureau Member to Senate Ag Committee: Water Rule Goes Too Far
 
March 24, 2015 Farmers and Ranchers Embrace Drones in Agriculture
 
March 20, 2015 Telling the Story of Energy Through Online Educational Resources
 
March 19, 2015 Young Farmers Still Concerned About Adequate Land
 
March 18, 2015 Pass Trade Promotion Authority Now, American Farm Bureau’s Stallman Tells Congress
 
March 18, 2015 Farmers and Ranchers Warn: Estate Taxes Can Kill Family Businesses
 
March 17, 2015 AFBF Says WOTUS Rule Would Disregard Exemptions
 
March 11, 2015 American Farm Bureau Files Brief in Egg Law Case
 
March 10, 2015 Farm Bureau Calls on EPA to Retain, Enforce Reasonable Air Quality Standards
 
March 3, 2015 Educator Scholarships Help Encourage Agriculture Literacy
 
February
February 25, 2015 Farm Bureau Honors PAL Graduates for Leadership Achievement
 
February 25, 2015 Farmers, Ranchers Call on Capitol Hill to Address Agriculture’s Needs
 
February 24, 2015 California Resident Wins YF&R Collegiate Discussion Meet
 
February 20, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
 
February 20, 2015 Feeding America Benefits from Farm Bureau Donations
 
February 19, 2015 White-Reinhardt Mini-grants Benefit Ag Literacy
 
February 13, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of H.R. 636
 
February 11, 2015 Voters in 50 States Select People’s Choice Winner in Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Competition
 
February 9, 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation Appeals, Secures Stay in EPA Privacy Suit
 
February 6, 2015 Chevrolet Expands Benefit Offering for Eligible Farm Bureau Members
 
February 5, 2015 Raising the Stakes, Raising Awareness: Members Step Up Support for AFBFA
 
February 4, 2015 American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture: Ag Literacy ‘Train-the-Trainer’ Applications due Feb. 20
 
January
January 28, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation Regarding American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
 
January 20, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the President’s State of the Union Address
 
January 15, 2015 Farm Bureau Approves Strategic Action Plan for 2015
 
January 13, 2015 Farm Bureau Delegates Set Public Policy Positions for 2015
 
January 13, 2015 Farm Bureau Elects Grassroots Leaders
 
January 13, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding China’s Ban on U.S. Poultry
 
January 13, 2015 Farm Bureau Proud to Support Farmer-Veterans
 
January 13, 2015 Smart Strategies for Farmers to Manage Taxes Through the Downturn
 
January 12, 2015 ScoutPro of Iowa Honored as Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year
 
January 12, 2015 Sherry Saylor of Arizona Elected Chair of AFB Women’s Leadership Program
 
January 12, 2015 Crop Outlook Reveals Lower Corn Prices, Shrinking Demand from Biofuels
 
January 12, 2015 Tools Farmers Need to Survive the 2014 Farm Bill
 
January 12, 2015 Young Farmers and Ranchers Round Up Awards
 
January 12, 2015 Farmer’s Voice “Matters” in Building Trust with Consumers
 
January 12, 2015 Secretary Vilsack Highlights USDA’s Efforts to Support Agriculture in the Long-Term
 
January 12, 2015 Navy SEAL Preaches Calm to Perform Best During Crisis Moments
 
January 12, 2015 BNSF Invests Billions to Better Service Grain Shippers
 
January 12, 2015 Could Big Data be Farmers’ New Cash Crop?
 
January 12, 2015 Experts Predict Growing Uncertainty for Water Supplies
 
January 12, 2015 Exciting Time for Meat and Livestock Sector
 
January 11, 2015 A Conversation With Tom and Bob: Farm Bureau Town Hall Meeting
 
January 11, 2015 Field to Market Brings Farmers and Companies Together to Track and Promote Sustainability
 
January 11, 2015 FDA: Voluntary Compliance, Not Enforcement, Key to Food Safety Regulations
 
January 11, 2015 UAV Possibilities Continue to Fly Higher
 
January 11, 2015 Leighton Cooley: Farmer Featured in ‘Farmland’ Finds Perseverance Makes All the Difference
 
January 11, 2015 State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellence
 
January 11, 2015 Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Awards: Don Borgman and Dr. Temple Grandin Honored
 
January 11, 2015 Stallman: Farmers and Ranchers Still Optimistic Despite Washington’s Past Dysfunction
 
January 11, 2015 Foundation for Agriculture Presents Awards
 
January 11, 2015 ‘The Apple Orchard Riddle’ Named Foundation for Agriculture’s Book of the Year
 
January 10, 2015 Executives Predict Future of Agriculture at AFBF Annual Convention VIP Event
 
January 10, 2015 Technology Tools for Farmers Featured at IDEAg Innovate Conference
 
January 10, 2015 My American Farm Launches New Beef Heritage Game
 
January 10, 2015 Innovative, Creative County Farm Bureau Programs Showcased
 
January 10, 2015 American Farm Bureau Foundation Launches Agricultural Literacy Database
 
January 10, 2015 Hegeman of Alabama Elected YF&R Chair
 
January 9, 2015 'My American Farm' Reaches 1.5 million Youth in Four Years, AFBF Program Supported by $1.4 Million from DuPont Pioneer
 
January 8, 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation, 30 Other Ag Groups Join to Lift Cuban Trade Embargo
 
January 7, 2015 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015