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News Releases (Index of 2002 Releases)


December 19, 2002 Food Prices Rise in Fourth Quarter
December 18, 2002 American Farm Bureau Introduces fbcountry.com Web Portal
December 18, 2002 FB Urges 'Immediate Action' on EU Biotech Ban
December 17, 2002 Statement: Regarding the U.S. Case on the Canadian Wheat Board in the World Trade Organization
December 16, 2002 Revised Livestock Waste Rules are Workable, FB Says
December 12, 2002 Farm Bureau Membership Eclipses 5.3 Million Families
December 11, 2002 Statement: Regarding U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement
December 11, 2002 Farm Bureau: Administration Plan Will Help Forests
December 9, 2002 Sen. Helms Honored for Career-long Support for Agriculture
December 3, 2002 Statement Regarding New Forest Planning Rules

November 25, 2002 Monsanto and American Farm Bureau Team Up to Focus on Future of Agriculture Industry, Professionals
November 22, 2002 Farm Bureau Delegation Finds Promising Market in Cuba
November 21, 2002 AFBF: 2002 Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Decrease
November 20, 2002 Full Agenda Planned for Farm Bureau Convention
November 18, 2002 Statement Regarding National Farm-City Week
November 14, 2002 AFBF, Farm Groups Concerned About Compliance Infractions
November 12, 2002 Farm Bureau Urges U.S. to File Complaint on EU Biotech Ban

October 30, 2002 Scott to Join Farm Bureau Members in Florida
October 30, 2002 Farm Bureau: Ruling Supports Confidentiality of Farm Information
October 22, 2002 Farm Bureau Urges Congress to Complete Energy Bill
October 9, 2002 New YF&R Contest to Debut at Farm Bureau Convention
October 2, 2002 Statement: Consolidation of AFBF Offices and Staff in Washington, D.C.
October 1, 2002 FB: Farm Economy Imperiled by Prolonged Port Shutdown

September 13, 2002 Farm Bureau Supports Association Health Plans
September 13, 2002 Farm Bureau President to Co-chair Cuba Summit
September 9, 2002 Statement: Regarding Senate Consideration of Weather Disaster Assistance for Farmers and Ranchers
September 4, 2002 Farm Bureau Travels to Tampa Bay for 2003 Convention
September 3, 2002 Retail Food Prices Continue Slide in Third Quarter

August 30, 2002 South American Soybean Meal Imports Frustrate U.S. Farmers
August 29, 2002 YF&R Achievement Award Programs to Offer New Prizes from Syngenta
August 22, 2002 Statement: Regarding President Bush's Proposal on Forest Management
August 6, 2002 Farm Bureau: Sound Trade Rules Needed
August 6, 2002 Statement: Regarding President Bush Signing Trade Bill Including Trade Promotion Authority

July 29, 2002 FB: House Passage of TPA is Victory for Agriculture
July 25, 2002 Farm Bureau Applauds Administration's WTO Package
July 22, 2002 Farm Bureau: TMDL Case Needs Rehearing
July 17, 2002 Farm Bureau Supports Aggressive Stance on WTO Negotiations
July 16, 2002 Farm Bureau: Packer Ownership Harms Livestock Producers
July 16, 2002 Farm Groups Urge Commitment to Farm Bill
July 10, 2002 Farm Bureau Opposes Missouri River 'Spring Rise'
July 10, 2002 FB: Groups Urge Appropriators to Protect Farm Bill
July 3, 2002 FB Blasts Europe's Proposed Biotech Labeling Plan
July 2, 2002 AFB Foundation for Agriculture Advances Biotech in the Classroom

June 26, 2002 Farm Bureau Supports Homeland Security Plan
June 12, 2002 Statement: Regarding Senate Rejection of Permanent Death Tax Repeal
June 6, 2002 FB Praises House Action To Kill Death Tax
June 6, 2002 Food Prices Drop in Second Quarter

May 28, 2002 American Farm Bureau Supports Hunger Awareness Day
May 24, 2002 FB Applauds Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority
May 21, 2002 Farm Bureau: Expand Agricultural Trade with Cuba
May 16, 2002 Farm Bureau Challenges Plowing Decision in U.S. Supreme Court
May 9, 2002 AFBF Outlines Needed Trade Reforms For U.S. Officials
May 8, 2002 Statement: Regarding Passage of the Farm Bill
May 6, 2002 Monsanto And Farm Bureau Encourage Commitment to Ag, Announce 2002
May 6, 2002 Rep. Nussle Receives Farm Bureau's Golden Plow Award
May 1, 2002 Farm Bureau: Exchange Rates Affect U.S. Farm Exports

April 26, 2002 Farm Bureau Applauds Farm Bill Completion
April 26, 2002 Farm Bureau: Energy Bill Good for America's Farmers
April 24, 2002 Farm Bureau: Food Affordability Stands In Contrast to Tax Burden
April 19, 2002 Farm Bureau Calls on Congress to Finish Farm Bill
April 18, 2002 FB: Senate Should Follow House Lead on Death Tax Vote
April 11, 2002 Farm Bureau: Russia Must End Poultry Ban
April 11, 2002 FB Opposes Senate Bid Against Renewable Fuels

March 21, 2002 Mississippi and Illinois Waterways Need to be Upgraded
March 19, 2002 Rep. Larry Combest Receives a Second Golden Plow Award
March 14, 2002 Young Farmers, Ranchers More Optimistic Despite Challenges
March 13, 2002 Retail Grocery Prices Climb in First Quarter
March 12, 2002 Statement: National Agriculture Week/National Ag Day
March 11, 2002 Report Will Improve Clean Water Act Decisions
March 8, 2002 Farm Bureau Lauds Renewable Fuel Standard
March 5, 2002 Sen. Craig Receives Farm Bureau's Golden Plow Award
March 1, 2002 American Farm Bureau Opposes Measure That Could Flood Farmland

February 28, 2002 AFB Foundation Launches 'Campaign 2002'
February 27, 2002 AFBF Lists Priorities for Farm Bill Conference Report
February 15, 2002 FB Applauds Ruling on Canada's Wheat Marketing
February 12, 2002 Statement: Regarding Senate Consideration of the Farm Bill, S. 1731
February 8, 2002 Farm Bureau's Watershed Heroes Event Moves to Minnesota
February 8, 2002 Farmers Celebrate Food Check-Out Day
February 1, 2002 ACRES Offers Wholesale Program to State Farm Bureaus

January 30, 2002 Congress Urged to Proceed with Repeal of Death Tax
January 17, 2002 AFB Foundation Awarded Grant, Speaker Training Scheduled
January 9, 2002 FB Delegates Continue Support for Farm Bill Direction
January 7, 2002 Farm Safety Takes a Hands-On Approach With Kids
January 7, 2002 State Farm Bureaus Launch Proactive Stewardship Programs
January 7, 2002 Sept. 11 Fuels Support for Ethanol, Biodiesel
January 7, 2002 Political Expert Sheds Light on Mid-term Races, Strategies
January 7, 2002 Young Farmer and Rancher Award Winners Announced
January 7, 2002 FB Urges U.S. to Seek Reversal of Mexico's Corn Syrup Tax
January 7, 2002 State Farm Bureaus Earn Recognition for Stellar Programs
January 7, 2002 AFBF Recognizes Excellence in Crop Advising
January 7, 2002 Former AFB Women's Chair, Kentucky Senator Earn Awards
January 7, 2002 Stallman Calls on Farm Bureau Members for Strength, Unity
January 6, 2002 Bumpy 2002 Ahead for Livestock Producers
January 6, 2002 Analysts Optimistic Farm Bill Will Reach Finish Line
January 6, 2002 Rural Landowners Cautioned On Conservation Easements
January 6, 2002 Dairy Industry Faces Mixed Outlook in 2002
January 6, 2002 Economist: Modest Outlook for Corn, Worse for Cotton, Soybeans
January 6, 2002 Gilbert Strives to Further Build Women's Program
January 6, 2002 Stallman: Farmers Want Results, Not Partisanship
January 6, 2002 Illinois Farmer Honored For Top Farm Innovation
January 6, 2002 County Farm Bureaus Share Winning Program Ideas
January 4, 2002 AFBF Says Loan Rate Decision Sends Positive Signal