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AFBF Endorses Bills to Repeal Death Tax

Jan 24th, 2017 | News Release

The American Farm Bureau Federation has endorsed bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate to repeal the federal estate tax. AFBF President Zippy Duvall said the bills are needed because farm and ranch families continue to face challenges to passing their family businesses to the next generation.
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Farm Bureau Hosting 2017 Advocacy Conference

Jan 24th, 2017 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation will host its 2017 Farm Bureau Advocacy Conference next month. Micheal Clements has more.
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Statement by AFBF President Zippy Duvall Regarding the Importance of Trade to U.S. Agriculture

Jan 23rd, 2017 | News Release

U.S. agriculture creates jobs and supports economic growth in rural America, and American agriculture depends on maintaining and increasing access to markets outside the United States.
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AFBF Strongly Endorses Ag Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue

Jan 19th, 2017 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation welcomes the nomination of Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary. Micheal Clements has more.
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AFBF President Duvall and Other Ag Leaders Driving Tractors in Inauguration Parade

Jan 19th, 2017 | News Release

RFD-TV reports that as a way of honoring the crucial role that rural America played in the 2016 presidential election, the television network has organized a Rural Tractor Brigade of American-made tractors in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
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American Farm Bureau Strongly Endorses Perdue for USDA

Jan 18th, 2017 | News Release

“The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture is welcome news to the nation’s farmers and ranchers," said AFBF President Zippy Duvall in a statement.
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Feed and Grain Industry Conference Dates Set, Registration Opens

Jan 18th, 2017 | News Release

An expanded educational conference for feed and grain industry professionals, Feed & Grain LIVE, will be held May 31 – June 2, at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona, Iowa. The two-and-a-half day conference will include a workshop, educational sessions and a trade show.
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AFBF Sets Path for Farm Bill Recommendations

Jan 17th, 2017 | Newsline

Farm Bureau delegates last week outlined a path forward to explore farm policy changes in the next farm bill. Micheal Clements has more.
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Unity Key for Agriculture’s Continued Success

Jan 11th, 2017 | Newsline

Farm Bureau members from across the nation came together this week to set public policy positions for 2017, they were also able to celebrate the successes of 2016. Micheal Clements has more.
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New Grassroots Leaders Take Farm Bureau Forward

Jan 10th, 2017 | News Release

Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Annual Convention elected members to serve as board and committee leaders for the organization.
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