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News Releases (Index of 2014 Releases)

October
October 22, 2014 Innovative, Creative County Farm Bureau Programs Recognized
October 22, 2014 Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: ‘Finding the Money to Grow Your Business’ Slated for Oct. 28
October 21, 2014 American Farm Bureau Survey Shows Big Data Use Increasing, Big Questions Remain
October 20, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding WTO Panel Ruling on COOL
October 14, 2014 Semi-Finalists Named in First National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge
October 14, 2014 19 ‘My American Farm’ Games Available on Tablets
October 10, 2014 Farm Bureau Leaders: Women’s Communications Boot Camp Grads Recognized
October 10, 2014 Farm Bureau on Latest Harvest Projections from USDA
October 7, 2014 Farm Bureau Urges Senate to Ditch Proposed Water Rule
October 2, 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation: Environmental Groups Sense Defeat, Drop Case Against Lois Alt
October 2, 2014 Farm Bureau Survey: Bacon Cheeseburgers Costing Just a Bit More
October 1, 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation Statement On SBA Call to Withdraw EPA Water Rule
October 1, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding WTO Cotton Agreement With Brazil
September
September 30, 2014 EPA Must Withdraw Irregular, Biased Rulemaking Farm Bureau and Waters Coalition Say
September 24, 2014 Start the Conversation: Let’s Talk About Animal Agriculture
September 23, 2014 American Farm Bureau Releases Videos on Big-Data Risks, Rewards for Farmers
September 23, 2014 McCloy Fellowship Program: Farm Bureau Reps Departing for Germany
September 22, 2014 Facing Likely Defeat, EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia
September 22, 2014 Foundation Releases New My American Farm App
September 19, 2014 Farm Bureau Leader Class Focuses on Engagement
September 19, 2014 Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: ‘Telling Your Business Story’ Slated for Sept. 23
September 18, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding White House Antibiotic Order
September 18, 2014 Cmdr. Rorke Denver: Keynote Speaker at AFBF's 96th Annual Convention
September 15, 2014 AFBF Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
September 12, 2014 Farm Bureau Praises Bi-Partisan Support for Farms, Ranches and Cash Accounting
September 11, 2014 Farm Bureau on USDA Projections for Corn, Soybean Yield
September 10, 2014 Farm Bureau Denounces Federal Overreach on States’ Water Rights
September 9, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of H.R. 5078 WOTUS Regulatory Overreach Protection Act
September 9, 2014 Farm Bureau Urges Congress to Bring Common Sense to Endangered Species Act
September 8, 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Addresses House Committee on Endangered Species Overreach
August
August 22, 2014 Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Updated Eligibility Guidelines Announced
August 21, 2014 AFBF Again Urges Court to Restore State Authority in Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
August 21, 2014 Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar: 'Finding and Using Business Information' Slated for Aug. 26
August 19, 2014 IDEAg’s Dakotafest Features Innovation, Equipment, Policy Discussions
August 18, 2014 American Farm Bureau to Court: Stop EPA Privacy Abuses
August 13, 2014 Drones take center stage at IDEAg Dakotafest
August 13, 2014 IDEAg Dakotafest: Bigger and Better Than Ever
August 12, 2014 Farm Bureau on USDA Report: Worldwide Corn Yields Up; Wheat, Cotton and Soybeans, Too
August 12, 2014 State Fairs Feature My American Farm
August 6, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Russia's Ban on Agricultural Imports
August 5, 2014 EPA Shenanigans Panned in Ditch the Rule Animated Video
August 5, 2014 Minnesota Farmfest, Nation's Third-Largest Farm Show, Kicks Off Today in Redwood Falls, Minnesota
August 1, 2014 Farm Bureau Members Act on EPA Overreach, Immigration
August 1, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Failure of WTO Trade Talks in Geneva
July
July 31, 2014 Partnership for a New American Economy and American Farm Bureau Federation Release New Immigration Reform Ad
July 30, 2014 Thingamajig Invention Convention: Farm Bureau Foundation Reaches New Audiences
July 30, 2014 IDEAg Announces New Farm Bureau Financial Services Media Center
July 29, 2014 USDA Urged to Restore Official Inspection Services at Pacific Northwest Port
July 29, 2014 FB Members Honored as ‘Champions of Change’ for Ag
July 29, 2014 Something for Everyone at the IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest
July 29, 2014 Premium Ride & Drive Demos at IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest
July 24, 2014 First Annual Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Launched
July 22, 2014 Webinars Highlight Entrepreneurship for Rural America
July 21, 2014 Local Communities Benefit from Ag Literacy Mini-Grants
July 17, 2014 Agriculture in a Growing World Essay Winners Honored
July 17, 2014 Farm Bureau Decodes Water Rule Proposal, Asks EPA to Rescind
July 11, 2014 More Soybeans and Wheat, Less Corn Forecast
July 10, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Approval of Darci Vetter’s Nomination as Chief U.S. Agricultural Trade Negotiator
July 10, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Immigration Reform Legislation
July 10, 2014 Jay Leno to Address 96th AFBF Annual Convention
July 9, 2014 Congress, Administration Must Unite on Immigration Reform
July 1, 2014 July 4th Picnic Still Costs Less Than $6 per Person
July 1, 2014 Discounts on Polaris Off-Road Vehicles Offered to Farm Bureau Members
June
June 30, 2014 Record Soybean Crop in the Ground; Less Corn
June 26, 2014 State Farm Bureau Communications Specialists Honored
June 19, 2014 EPA Rule Will Upend Farming and Livelihoods, Farm Bureau Says
June 18, 2014 Farm Bureau: Estate Taxes Now Ripe for Repeal
June 11, 2014 Stop EPA Overreach, Farm Bureau’s Stallman Tells Congress
June 10, 2014 Farm Bureau: WRRDA Will Benefit Generations of Americans
June 10, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Extension of Clean Water Rule Comment Period
June 5, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding International Commitment to Innovation, Biotechnology in Wheat
June 2, 2014 Download the New FBAct | FB Advocacy App Today
June 2, 2014 EPA Greenhouse Gas Plan Harmful to Economy, Agriculture
May
May 29, 2014 Farmers Strike a Chord with #DitchTheRule Song, Video
May 28, 2014 Noted Economist Finds EPA Analysis of Water Rule Flawed
May 22, 2014 American Farm Bureau Endorses State-Focused Sage Grouse Bill
May 22, 2014 Farm Bureau: Science Only Basis for Resolving Trade Issues
May 22, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act
May 20, 2014 Farm Bureau Adds WRRDA Bill to Key Vote List, Urges ‘Yes’ Vote
May 9, 2014 Lower Old-Crop Soybean and Corn Numbers Forecast
May 7, 2014 Retail Meat Prices: Up, Up and Away
May 6, 2014 The Farm Bill: How it Works
May 1, 2014 5 Reasons Ditch the Rule is Cool
April
April 30, 2014 ‘Our Food Link’ Grants Awarded for Creative Programs
April 28, 2014 Farm Bureau Member Testifies on Water Rule at Pa. Hearing
April 22, 2014 American Farm Bureau Tells Members to ‘Ditch’ EPA Water Rule
April 9, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding H.R. 4432, The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
April 8, 2014 American Farm Bureau’s Stallman Calls for Tax Changes
April 7, 2014 New Stackable GM Bonus Cash Offered to FB Members
April 3, 2014 Bacon Prices Up, Eggs Too
April 3, 2014 Plenty of Eggs for Easter and Passover
April 1, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding EPA’s Proposed ‘Waters’ Rule
March
March 31, 2014 Smaller Corn Crop, More Soybeans Forecast by USDA
March 25, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding National Agriculture Day and Honoring Dr. Norman Borlaug
March 25, 2014 Farm Bureau on Water Quality Trading: It’s Complicated
March 18, 2014 New Report Shows Labor Challenges Lead to Loss in GDP, Farm Income as U.S. Farmers Lose Market Share of Imports
March 18, 2014 AFB Foundation for Agriculture Donations Reach $1.8 Million
March 11, 2014 Young Farmers Remain Concerned About Land Availability
March 6, 2014 Farm Bureau Kicks Off ‘Our Food Link’ Program
March 5, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Biotechnology and Coexistence
February
February 27, 2014 Rep. Thompson Earns Farm Bureau ‘Golden Plow’ Award
February 26, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Tax Reform Plan Released by Rep. Dave Camp
February 25, 2014 630+ Ag and Business Groups Call for Immigration Reform
February 25, 2014 Brown Joins AFBF as External Relations Director
February 21, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation Regarding Right to Grow GMO Program
February 20, 2014 Congressional Tax Proposals Would Cost Agriculture $4.8 Billion
February 20, 2014 Ag Census Reveals Treasure Trove of Farm and Food Data
February 14, 2014 Wisconsin Resident Wins YF&R Collegiate Discussion Meet
February 14, 2014 Educator Scholarships Spur Educating about Agriculture
February 12, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding DOL’s Withdrawal of Family-Farming Guidance
February 11, 2014 Technology, Data Privacy Concern Farmers and Ranchers
February 11, 2014 Farm Bureau Posts Record Donations for Feeding America
February 10, 2014 Food Prices, Ag Economy Tied to Proper Labor Reform
February 7, 2014 American Farm Bureau Welcomes 2014 Farm Bill
February 5, 2014 Texas Farm Bureau President Testifies on EPA Overreach
February 4, 2014 Farm Bureau: OSHA Overreach on Grain Bins Must End
February 4, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate Passage of Farm Bill
February 3, 2014 Agriculture Launches #IFarmImmigration Campaign for Immigration Reform
January
January 31, 2014 Latest Round of Ag Literacy Mini-grant Winners Announced
January 31, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the Relationship Between Farmers and Agribusiness About Big Data
January 30, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding House Leadership Immigration Principles
January 29, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding House Passage of Farm Bill
January 28, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Urging Passage of Farm Bill
January 28, 2014 AFBF Asks Court to Restore State Authority in Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit
January 28, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding President Obama’s State of the Union Address
January 24, 2014 Foundation for Agriculture Updates Mobile Game Kiosks
January 24, 2014 Farm Bureau Expresses Opposition to RFS Proposal
January 16, 2014 Farm Bureau Approves Strategic Action Plan for 2014
January 14, 2014 Overcoming Adversity – Vital Skill for Strong Leadership
January 14, 2014 Farm Bureau Women: Growing Strong
January 14, 2014 Farm Bureau Elects Grassroots Leaders
January 14, 2014 Farm Bureau Delegates Set Public Policy Positions for 2014
January 13, 2014 Open Dialogue Key to Changing Conversation about GMOs
January 13, 2014 Federal Crop Insurance Program Expands
January 13, 2014 The Fight for Technology in Agriculture Rolls On
January 13, 2014 Carter of Georgia Elected YF&R Chair
January 13, 2014 Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and American Farm Bureau Federation Collaborate on Rural Entrepreneurship
January 13, 2014 Agriculture Apps Continue Growing
January 13, 2014 Ag Secretary Vilsack Urges Understanding of Agriculture
January 13, 2014 Crop Growers Told to Prepare for Low Price Era
January 13, 2014 ‘Beardless Brother’ Shares Duck Dynasty Family’s Story
January 13, 2014 Meeting Global Food Demands with Better Technology
January 13, 2014 Young Farmers and Ranchers Win Big
January 13, 2014 Include Goals, Philosophies in Farm Estate Plans
January 13, 2014 Grassroots Action Needed on Clean Water Act Proposal
January 13, 2014 Trade Representatives Hopeful on Ag Negotiations
January 13, 2014 EU, U.S. Face Feeding the World With Differing Ag Policies
January 13, 2014 Big Data to Bring Innovation to Food Production
January 13, 2014 Mom Demographic Key to Building Trust Among Consumers
January 12, 2014 Stallman: Grassroots Strength, Strategy Drive Success
January 12, 2014 Distinguished Service Awards: Sen. Lugar and Dr. Womack
January 12, 2014 State Farm Bureaus Honored for Excellence
January 12, 2014 Food Link Consumer Outreach Program Launched
January 12, 2014 Foundation for Agriculture Presents Awards
January 12, 2014 Foundation for Agriculture Announces Book of the Year
January 12, 2014 Drones Hold Great Promise for Agriculture
January 12, 2014 Expected Improvements for Livestock Markets in 2014
January 11, 2014 Innovative County FB Programs Showcased
January 10, 2014 Vetter Draws Support for Agriculture Trade Post
January 9, 2014 Farm Bureau Welcomes TPA Legislation
January 2, 2014 My American Farm Releases Global Agriculture Game