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News Releases (Index of 2010 Releases)

December  

December 17, 2010 Statement Regarding House Passage of Tax Bill
December 15, 2010 Statement Regarding Senate Passage of Tax Bill
December 14, 2010 Ag Groups Call S. 1816 an "11th-hour Effort"
December 10, 2010 USDA Report Shows Tight Supplies of Corn, Cotton and Soybeans
December 9, 2010 Analysis Finds Numbers Behind EPA's Nutrient Diet for the Chesapeake Bay Could Be a Recipe for Disaster
December 7, 2010 Statement Regarding Framework for Tax Agreement
December 7, 2010 Farm Bureau Celebrates 50 Years of Membership Growth
December 6, 2010 T-Mobile Announces New Promotion for Farm Bureau Members
December 3, 2010 Statement Regarding the U.S.-Korea FTA

November
November 30, 2010 AFBF: Put Death Taxes to Rest
November 19, 2010 Statement Regarding Sen. Stabenow to Chair Ag Committee
November 12, 2010 Alliance of Farm Groups Provides 'Unprecedented' Opportunity
November 12, 2010 Farm Bureau Urges President Obama to Push for Tax Relief This Year
November 12, 2010 Cost of Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Up Slightly in 2010
November 11, 2010 Statement Regarding Ongoing Negotiations of U.S.-Korea FTA Issues
November 9, 2010 AFBF Submits Comments on Proposed Chesapeake Bay Regs
November 5, 2010 Partnership with Grainger a Valuable Farm Bureau Member Benefit
November 3, 2010 Statement Regarding 2010 Mid-term Elections
November 2, 2010 AFBF Annual Meeting Focuses on Environment, Farm Bill, Social Media

October
October 27, 2010 Farm Bureau Asks Senate to Oppose Federal Water Control Bill
October 13, 2010 E15 for 2007 and Newer Vehicles Benefits America
October 8, 2010 Big Drop in USDA's Corn Crop Estimate Surprises Industry
October 5, 2010 AFBF: Passage of Tax Legislation Most Pressing Issue
October 5, 2010 Retail Staple Food Prices Edge Down in Third Quarter
October 4, 2010 AFBF Calls for Legislation to Fix Pesticide Regulation Nightmare

September
September 28, 2010 Farm Bureau Pushing for Repeal of Form 1099 Requirements
September 16, 2010 AFBF Backs Bill to Expand Broadband in Rural America
September 10, 2010 Drop in Corn Yield Big News in Sept. Crop Report
September 9, 2010 Protect Your Ground Water Day Slated for Sept. 14

August
August 31, 2010 Leading Economist Slated for Farm Bureau Conference
August 23, 2010 Mike Rowe to Keynote AFBF Annual Meeting
August 19, 2010 U.S. Agriculture Paying Price for Inaction on Mexican Trucks
August 12, 2010 U.S. Stands To Pick Up Wheat Exports Forfeited by Russia
August 2, 2010 Farm Bureau Outlook Conference Set for Pittsburgh

July
July 28, 2010 Bill Would Help Farmers, Communities in Bay Watershed
July 26, 2010 Doubling Exports in Five Years: How We Do It
July 26, 2010 Statement Regarding Extension of GIPSA Comment Period
July 14, 2010 AFBF Backs Estate Tax Amendment
July 12, 2010 Agriscience Award Winners Honored for Innovation
July 8, 2010 Retail Staple Food Prices Edge Higher in Second Quarter
July 8, 2010 Statement Regarding Monsanto's Commitment to Support Trade Viability of Biotech Soybeans After Patent Expiration
July 7, 2010 Farm Bureau Store Streamlines Material Ordering Process

June
June 30, 2010 AFBF Applauds Committee Passage of Cuba Trade Bill
June 30, 2010 Smaller Planted Corn Acreage Surprises Trade
June 30, 2010 Stallman: Farm Bill Structure, Funding Critical to Safety Net
June 24, 2010 Illinois' Nelson Outlines AFBF's Five Farm Bill Principles
June 22, 2010 AFBF: Small Meat Processors Endangered by New Regulatory Costs
June 21, 2010 Ag Groups Applaud Supreme Court Ruling on Biotech Alfalfa
June 21, 2010 AFBF Dismayed About EPA Delay on Ethanol
June 18, 2010 Statement Regarding Proposed Rule to Increase Fairness in the Marketing of Livestock and Poultry
June 18, 2010 AFBF Backs Bipartisan Chesapeake Bay Bill
June 17, 2010 2010 American Farm Bureau Public Relations Contest Winners
June 10, 2010 Statement Regarding Vote on Murkowski/Lincoln Resolution Halting EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations
June 9, 2010 AFBF, AG CONNECT Expo Team Up: 2011 Co-Location Set for Atlanta
June 8, 2010 Steen Appointed General Counsel for AFBF and Affiliates

May
May 27, 2010 Statement Regarding Farmer's Ethics Dealing with Animal Care
May 26, 2010 FFA Scholarships Awarded to FB Family Students
May 24, 2010 AFBF Backs Bill With Vital Farm and Ranch Tax Provisions
May 19, 2010 Farm Groups Urge Senate to Disapprove EPA GHG Regulation
May 12, 2010 Statement Regarding the American Power Act Senate Climate Change Bill
May 11, 2010 Report Reaction: A Better Year for Livestock Producers
May 3, 2010 AFBF: Congress Should Stop Dragging its Feet on FTAs

April
April 29, 2010 Rural Development Blog Serves as 'One-Stop-Shop'
April 28, 2010 AFBF Backs House Bills Extending Renewable Energy Tax Credits
April 27, 2010 National Resources Inventory
April 22, 2010 Statement Regarding 'America's Commitment to Clean Water Act'
April 21, 2010 AFBF Supports GREEN Jobs Act
April 21, 2010 Statement Regarding EPA Blog Post on Going Meatless
April 13, 2010 Ag Groups Unify in Call for Immediate Estate Tax Reform
April 5, 2010 Retail Staple Food Prices Increase Slightly in First Quarter

March
March 31, 2010 AFBF Calls on Congress to Nullify EPA's Greenhouse Gas Scheme
March 29, 2010 AFBF Launches 'Legal Affairs' Web Site
March 25, 2010 Statement Regarding H.R. 4940, the Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act
March 25, 2010 AFBF Files Suit against Corps of Engineers in CWA Case
March 19, 2010 Farm Bureau Urges 'No' Vote on Health Care Bill
March 16, 2010 10 Teachers Honored for Promoting Agricultural Literacy
March 16, 2010 Mini-Grants Awarded For Agricultural Education
March 15, 2010 Farm Bureau Asks Court to Delay Worker Program
March 11, 2010 Young Farmers, Ranchers Face Concerns but Express Optimism
March 11, 2010 Grassroots Opposition to Climate Change Bill Delivered to Senate
March 11, 2010 Stallman Urges Congress to Ease Cuba Trade Restrictions
March 9, 2010 Ag Groups Weigh-in on Supreme Court Case for Biotech Alfalfa
March 4, 2010 Farm Bureau Urges Passage of Business Relief Act
March 4, 2010 AFBF Backs Bipartisan House Effort to Nullify EPA Proposal

February
February 27, 2010 Farm Bureau Pres. Urges Farmers to Tell Story, Engage on Issues
February 26, 2010 Farm Bureau Families Raise Record Funds for America's Hungry
February 24, 2010 California Student Wins FB Collegiate YF&R Discussion Meet
February 23, 2010 New Food Check-Out Week Facebook Page Launched
February 22, 2010 Statement Regarding Supreme Court's Refusal to Review Pesticide Case
February 22, 2010 Food Check-Out Week Spotlights Nutritious, Healthy Food
February 19, 2010 AFBF Urges Passage of Resolution of Disapproval of EPA 'Endangerment Finding'
February 18, 2010 Statement Regarding Challenge to Endangerment Finding
February 17, 2010 Ground Water Awareness Week Slated for March 7-13
February 17, 2010 Sen. Inhofe Earns Farm Bureau 'Golden Plow' Award
February 12, 2010 Statement Regarding Final H2A Rule
February 3, 2010 Statement Regarding EPA Announcement of Final Renewable Fuel Standard Rule
February 1, 2010 AFBF Asks Ag Committees to Back Aggressive Trade Agenda

January
January 29, 2010 AFBF Urges Congressional Leaders to Expedite Passage of Trade Agreements
January 28, 2010 Statement Regarding President Obama's State of the Union Address
January 28, 2010 Reply Letter by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, to Three Scientists Who Wrote AFBF Regarding Climate Change Policy
January 21, 2010 AFBF: Lincoln's Support Key to Reining in Regulations
January 21, 2010 Foundation for Agriculture Selects Winning Essays
January 20, 2010 AFBF Supports Halt to EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases
January 12, 2010 Climate Bill, Federal Debt Top Concerns of AFBF Delegates
January 12, 2010 Author Shares Lessons From the Pike Place Fish Market
January 12, 2010 Farm Bureau Delegates Send Strong Climate Message
January 12, 2010 Farm Bureaus Lead Rural Development Efforts
January 12, 2010 Young Farmers and Ranchers Take Top Honors
January 12, 2010 Gridiron Great Terry Bradshaw Says 'Go For It' in Life
January 12, 2010 Positive Signs Ahead for Financial Markets
January 11, 2010 Task Force Urges Federal Deficit Reduction
January 11, 2010 Irvin Selected for Distinguished Service Award
January 11, 2010 'Field to Market' Initiative Focuses on Food Sustainability
January 11, 2010 Stenholm Shares Outlook on Congress, Administration
January 11, 2010 Social Media a Powerful Tool for Agriculture
January 11, 2010 Foundation for Agriculture Presents Eagle Awards
January 11, 2010 Will Gilmer of Alabama Elected as YF&R Committee Chair
January 11, 2010 Foundation for Agriculture Announces Book of the Year
January 11, 2010 Top Farmer Idea Award Goes to Illinois Farm Bureau Inventor
January 11, 2010 DuPont Pledges Support to My American Farm Initiative; Funds Help Farm Bureau Inform Consumers
January 10, 2010 Horner Challenges Climate Change Data
January 10, 2010 Ohio Farm Bureau Details Pro-active Effort on Animal Care
January 10, 2010 Ethanol, South American Crop, Wheat Bounty Market Factors
January 10, 2010 Livestock Outlook in 2010: Optimism Tempered with Caution
January 10, 2010 AFBF Recognizes 15 County Farm Bureaus for Excellence
January 10, 2010 FB Women Work to Change Perceptions About Agriculture
January 10, 2010 Economic Sustainability for Farmers Must Be First Priority
January 10, 2010 State Farm Bureaus Honored for Excellence
January 10, 2010 Stallman to Ag Critics: Circumstances Have Changed
January 5, 2010 Staple Food Prices Trend Down for 5th Straight Quarter