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News Releases (Index of 2010 Releases)

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

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

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

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

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

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

June
June 30, 2010AFBF Applauds Committee Passage of Cuba Trade Bill
June 30, 2010Smaller Planted Corn Acreage Surprises Trade
June 30, 2010Stallman: Farm Bill Structure, Funding Critical to Safety Net
June 24, 2010Illinois' Nelson Outlines AFBF's Five Farm Bill Principles
June 22, 2010AFBF: Small Meat Processors Endangered by New Regulatory Costs
June 21, 2010Ag Groups Applaud Supreme Court Ruling on Biotech Alfalfa
June 21, 2010AFBF Dismayed About EPA Delay on Ethanol
June 18, 2010Statement Regarding Proposed Rule to Increase Fairness in the Marketing of Livestock and Poultry
June 18, 2010AFBF Backs Bipartisan Chesapeake Bay Bill
June 17, 20102010 American Farm Bureau Public Relations Contest Winners
June 10, 2010Statement Regarding Vote on Murkowski/Lincoln Resolution Halting EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations
June 9, 2010AFBF, AG CONNECT Expo Team Up: 2011 Co-Location Set for Atlanta
June 8, 2010Steen Appointed General Counsel for AFBF and Affiliates

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

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

March
March 31, 2010AFBF Calls on Congress to Nullify EPA's Greenhouse Gas Scheme
March 29, 2010AFBF Launches 'Legal Affairs' Web Site
March 25, 2010Statement Regarding H.R. 4940, the Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act
March 25, 2010AFBF Files Suit against Corps of Engineers in CWA Case
March 19, 2010Farm Bureau Urges 'No' Vote on Health Care Bill
March 16, 201010 Teachers Honored for Promoting Agricultural Literacy
March 16, 2010Mini-Grants Awarded For Agricultural Education
March 15, 2010Farm Bureau Asks Court to Delay Worker Program
March 11, 2010Young Farmers, Ranchers Face Concerns but Express Optimism
March 11, 2010Grassroots Opposition to Climate Change Bill Delivered to Senate
March 11, 2010Stallman Urges Congress to Ease Cuba Trade Restrictions
March 9, 2010Ag Groups Weigh-in on Supreme Court Case for Biotech Alfalfa
March 4, 2010Farm Bureau Urges Passage of Business Relief Act
March 4, 2010AFBF Backs Bipartisan House Effort to Nullify EPA Proposal

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

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