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News Releases (Index of 2007 Releases)

December  

December 18, 2007 Farm Bureau Commends House Members for Energy Bill Votes
December 18, 2007 AFBF Market Update - December 2007
December 14, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Passage of Farm Bill
December 14, 2007 Farm Bureau Hails Senate Passage Of Energy Bill
December 13, 2007 Industry Issues Up for Discussion at AFBF Convention
December 6, 2007 AFBF Membership Exceeds 6.2 Million - All-Time High
December 5, 2007 Farm Bureau Women Focus on Leadership Skills
December 5, 2007 Statement Regarding Energy Bill RFS Provision
December 4, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Passage of U.S.-Peru TPA

November
November 29, 2007 Local Dodge Dealers Offer Scholarships to FFA Students
November 27, 2007 Statement Regarding USDA Chief Economist Keith Collins
November 20, 2007 AFBF Market Update - November 2007
November 19, 2007 Cattle Numbers Steady, Overall Supplies Likely to Remain Tight
November 15, 2007 Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Inches Higher This Year
November 14, 2007 Congress Urged to Remedy Federal Death Tax Now
November 8, 2007 Statement Regarding House Approval of U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
November 7, 2007 The Tree Farmer Honored as Book of the Year
November 7, 2007 National Farm-City Week Kicks Off in Washington

October
October 31, 2007 Statement Regarding Nomination of Ed Schafer as Secretary of Agriculture
October 29, 2007 AFBF Market Update - October 2007
October 25, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Markup of 2007 Farm Bill
October 22, 2007 The Gatlin Brothers to Perform at FB Convention
October 22, 2007 Cattle Supplies Likely to Remain Tight, Prices Strong Into 2008
October 18, 2007 Minnesota FB's Paap: Farmers Protecting Water Quality
October 9, 2007 Retail Food Prices Up 2 Percent in Third Quarter
October 9, 2007 Farm Bureau Tells Court EPA Dust Regs Baseless
October 4, 2007 Legal, Stable Workforce Critical for Agriculture
October 3, 2007 AFBF Named as 'Trade Organization of the Year'
October 2, 2007 America's Heartland Launches Third Season Highlighting Contributions of American Farmers and Ranchers

September
September 27, 2007 AFBF Urges Congress to Pass Latin America FTAs
September 25, 2007 Farm Bureau: Fed Cattle Supplies Tight and Getting Tighter
September 25, 2007 Farm Bureau Hails Passage of Long-Awaited Water Infrastructure Bill
September 24, 2007 AFBF Market Update - September 2007
September 20, 2007 Statement Regarding Resignation of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns
September 12, 2007 Large Corn Crop on Track, Pressure Building Elsewhere
September 11, 2007 Passage of Peru Trade Agreement Key to U.S. Agriculture
September 6, 2007 Chinn Testifies About Opportunities, Benefits of Raising Farm Animals
September 5, 2007 Stallman Appointed to White House Trade Advisory Committee

August
August 31, 2007 Net Farm Income Expected to Set New Record
August 29, 2007 Stallman Talks Trade at Farm Progress Show
August 17, 2007 AFBF: U.S. Agricultural Trade Strong Midway Through 2007
August 10, 2007 Farm Bureau Encouraged by Administration's Farm Labor Initiative
August 10, 2007 FB Analyst: August Yield Estimates May Be Highest of Year
August 9, 2007 AFBF Market Update - August 2007
August 7, 2007 FB Urges Senate Approval of Waterway Bill

July
July 27, 2007 Farm Bureau Praises House Farm Bill Reform
July 23, 2007 CWA Bill Could Hinder Food Production
July 23, 2007 AFBF: Latest Cattle Report Shows Market Support
July 20, 2007 Statement Regarding House Ag Committee Passage of Farm Bill Proposal
July 12, 2007 Retail Food Prices Up 4 Percent In Second Quarter
July 11, 2007 Statement Regarding Support for South Korea TPA
July 10, 2007 AFBF in Support of Peterson Farm Bill Proposal
July 9, 2007 AFBF: Corn Prices Have Small Impact on Higher Food Costs

June
June 28, 2007 Statement Regarding Panama TPA Signing
June 28, 2007 Statement Regarding Immigration Setback in Senate
June 21, 2007 Statement Regarding the Breakdown of the G-4 Talks
June 21, 2007 AFBF Supports New Cuba Legislation
June 20, 2007 AFBF Market Update - June 2007
June 15, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Consideration of Immigration Reform
June 14, 2007 Open Production Systems Not Always Humane
June 11, 2007 Farm Bureau Files Brief in Supreme Court Property Rights Case
June 8, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Inability to Move Immigration Reform Forward
June 8, 2007 Farm Bureau Honors Teachers for Roles in Ag Literacy
June 8, 2007 Farm Bureau Awards Grants for Ag Education
June 6, 2007 American Farm Bureau Endorses Senate Immigration Reform Bill
June 5, 2007 Statement In Memory of Sen. Craig Thomas
June 1, 2007 Statement Regarding Senate Consideration of Immigration Reform

May
May 23, 2007 Statement Regarding the Clean Water Restoration Act
May 23, 2007 Statement Regarding OIE Meat Safety Classification
May 18, 2007 Statement Regarding Immigration Reform
May 18, 2007 Gen. Colin Powell to Address Farm Bureau Members
May 17, 2007 Statement Regarding Passage of WRDA
May 15, 2007 AFBF, Monsanto and Farm Credit Select 4th PAL Class
May 10, 2007 AFBF Presents "Golden Plow" to Sen. Saxby Chambliss
May 7, 2007 APHIS Oversight Would Rejuvenate Ag Inspections
May 3, 2007 AFBF Market Update - May 2007
May 1, 2007 Broadband Internet Access Critical for Rural America

April
April 25, 2007 AFBF: Farm Program's Three-Legged Safety Net Must Be Preserved
April 25, 2007 American Farm Bureau Files Brief in Biotech Alfalfa Case
April 24, 2007 Statement Regarding the Beef Trade with Japan
April 23, 2007 Farm Bureau Offers Farm Bill Recommendations
April 20, 2007 Statement Regarding the Water Resources Development Act of 2007
April 18, 2007 Farm Bureau Calls River Infrastructure Updates Critical
April 18, 2007 Statement Regarding Earth Day 2007 (April 22)
April 17, 2007 FB: Livestock Market Oversight Must Change
April 2, 2007 Retail Food Prices Rise Slightly in First Quarter
April 2, 2007 Statement Regarding Finalization of the Korean FTA

March
March 30, 2007 Farm Bureau Predicts Less Corn Planted Than USDA
March 29, 2007 Farm Bureau Urges Congress to Keep Food Safe
March 27, 2007 AFBF Market Update - March 2007
March 26, 2007 Farm Bureau Economist Says March Has Been Wild
March 22, 2007 AFBF Supports Bill to Repeal New Withholding Tax
March 21, 2007 Farm Bureau Urges Less Dependency on Foreign Oil
March 20, 2007 Barrier to U.S. Beef Threatens South Korea Trade Agreement
March 14, 2007 Farm Bureau Advocates Public-Funded Research
March 9, 2007 AFBF Presents "Golden Plow" to Rep. Collin Peterson
March 9, 2007 NJFB President Appointed to AFBF Board
March 9, 2007 FB Supports Bills to Exclude Livestock from Superfund
March 9, 2007 Water Well System Maintenance - A Deep Subject
March 8, 2007 Young Farmers, Ranchers More Optimistic Despite Hurdles
March 8, 2007 AFBF to Support Panama TPA
March 2, 2007 AFBF: Current Farm Bill Should Be Model for New Law
March 1, 2007 Farm Bureau Applauds Proclamation of Farm Safety Week

February
February 28, 2007 Montana Student Wins FB Collegiate YF&R Discussion Meet
February 28, 2007 AFBF Welcomes Administration's Immigration Reform Effort
February 28, 2007 Farm Bureau Supports Endangered Species Recovery Act
February 28, 2007 AFBF Rallies Behind 25 x 25 Vision
February 27, 2007 FB Economists Predict More Corn Used For Ethanol than USDA Expects
February 26, 2007 Farm Bureau Foresees Challenges for U.S. Cattle Sector
February 22, 2007 AFBF Market Update - January and February 2007
February 22, 2007 State Farm Bureaus Tally Support for Food Banks
February 16, 2007 AFBF Voices Support for Cuba Legislation
February 16, 2007 Statement Regarding Need for Congress to Approve Trade Promotion Authority
February 16, 2007 Farm Bureau Brings Awareness to Ag Safety
February 15, 2007 FB: Cattle Inventory Report Has Positive Implications
February 5, 2007 Farm Bureau Celebrates the Affordability of Food

January
January 31, 2007 Farm Bureau to Study Administration Farm Bill Proposal
January 30, 2007 Broad Coalition Supports Vital Farm Bill Spending
January 26, 2007 Farm Bureau Seeks Cellulosic Ethanol Development
January 24, 2007 Farm Bureau Urges Science in Legislation
January 22, 2007 AFBF Seeks Applicants for PAL Class 4
January 10, 2007 Grassroots Farm Bureau Leaders Elected
January 9, 2007 Delegates Support Farm Safety Net, Immigration Reform
January 8, 2007 State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Contributions
January 8, 2007 Sam Donaldson Reports Leadership to FB Members
January 8, 2007 Corn, Wheat Prices on the Rise, Cotton Struggling Slightly
January 8, 2007 FB Members Examine EU Agriculture Policy
January 8, 2007 State Farm Bureaus Honored for Excellence
January 8, 2007 Young Farmers and Ranchers Win Top Honors
January 8, 2007 Ag Secretary Johanns Highlights Next Farm Bill
January 8, 2007 Peterson: Farm Bill Will Be the Same, But Different
January 8, 2007 Credit Program Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions
January 8, 2007 Premises Registration Will Minimize Losses
January 8, 2007 Utah FB Member Advocates Farm Safety Change
January 8, 2007 Beef Checkoff Using Nutrition to Boost Consumption
January 8, 2007 Statement Regarding Canadian Request for WTO Consultations on Subsidies
January 8, 2007 Dairy Checkoff Targets School Lunch Programs
January 8, 2007 AFB Women Focus on Leadership in 2007
January 8, 2007 Chinn Elected as YF&R Committee Chair
January 8, 2007 Top Farmer Idea Award Goes to Texas FB Inventor
January 8, 2007 Addressing Misconceptions About Agriculture
January 7, 2007 Trade Official: Foreign Demand a U.S Ag Opportunity
January 7, 2007 Activists Attack Animal Agriculture
January 7, 2007 Solid Farm Program Needed for World Trade Talks
January 7, 2007 Experts Optimistic About Continued Renewable Fuel Boom
January 7, 2007 Farm Bureau’s Stallman: 2007 a Year of Opportunity
January 7, 2007 Animal Agriculture Initiative Increases Awareness of Livestock’s Importance
January 7, 2007 Stenholm, Miller Earn Distinguished Service Awards
January 7, 2007 Market Experts See Challenges for Livestock Producers
January 5, 2007 Ag Research on Display at Farm Bureau Convention
January 3, 2007 Retail Food Prices Drop Slightly in Fourth Quarter
January 3, 2007 AFBF Recognizes County Farm Bureaus for Excellence