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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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Nightly Business Report: AFBF’s Boswell Comments on Need for Legal and Stable Workforce

Jan 19th, 2017 |

Recently on the Nightly Business Report, American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kristi Boswell commented on the need for a legal and stable workforce to combat the shortages in agricultural labor.

AFBF Econ Team Delivers January 2017 Crop Market Update

Jan 19th, 2017 |

The latest crop market report from AFBF economist John Newton, Winter Wheat Plantings Lowest in More Than a Century-A Clue to 2017-2018 Intentions, looks closely at USDA’s recent report on winter wheat and canola seedings.

Washington Post Notes AFBF’s Commitment to Trade as New Administration Takes Shape

Jan 19th, 2017 |

The American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting the nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture, and will communicate with him about the importance of trade to farmers and ranchers.

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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Wall Street Journal: AFBF to Trump – Keep TPP Agreement Alive

Jan 18th, 2017 |

The American Farm Bureau Federation is urging the Trump administration to still consider the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

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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Grocery Shopping Trends Will Have Big Impacts on Agriculture

Jan 18th, 2017 |

Grocery shopping is changing dramatically, to meet the needs of consumers whose demographics, lifestyles, desires and consumption trends are radically different than those of the 20th century “golden age” of supermarkets.

Farm Bureau Supports Scott Pruitt in Washington Post

Jan 17th, 2017 |

A Monday article in the Washington Post casts Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, as opposing the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay.

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