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News Releases (Index of 2014 Releases)

December
December 17, 2014 National YF&R Committee Members Appointed
 
December 17, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Normalization of Relations with Cuba
 
December 17, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of Tax Extenders Bill
 
December 16, 2014 AFBF Appoints New Promotion and Education Committee
 
December 10, 2014 Farm Bureau Member Asks House Subcommittee to Pass Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
 
December 3, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Passage of H.R. 5771, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
 
November
November 25, 2014 Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Webinar ‘Finding and Keeping Talent’ Slated for Dec. 2
 
November 21, 2014 C'mon Down for a Warm Texas Welcome at IDEAg's 30th Annual Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show
 
November 21, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Delayed Action on 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards
 
November 20, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding President Obama’s Statement on Immigration
 
November 20, 2014 Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Rises, Still Under $50 for 10
 
November 18, 2014 National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Four Finalists to Compete in January
 
November 18, 2014 Farm Bureau and Coalition Call for Lame-Duck Congress to Extend Key Tax Provisions
 
November 14, 2014 American Farm Bureau Calls on EPA to Ditch the Waters of the U.S. Rule
 
November 13, 2014 Farmers, Agriculture Technology Providers Reach Agreement on Big Data Privacy and Security Principles Expected to Accelerate Technology Adoption
 
November 12, 2014 Young Farmers and Ranchers Tell EPA to Ditch the Rule
 
November 10, 2014 American Farm Bureau Responds to Recent Production Estimates from USDA
 
November 7, 2014 2015 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show Features More Exhibits, Innovation and Interaction
 
November 7, 2014 Women in Ag Survey: Gauging the Aspirations and Needs of Women in Agriculture
 
November 5, 2014 Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Results of 2014 Mid-Term Election
 
October
October 30, 2014 Online Registration Open for AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show
 
October 30, 2014 Trick or Truth: What the EPA Isn’t Telling You About Its Latest Clean Water Act Rule
 
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