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Something for Everyone at 2017 Minnesota Farmfest

July 25, 2017 | Newsroom

IDEAg Group, LLC. will host the annual Minnesota Farmfest Aug. 1-3, at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
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Farm Bureau Presents Farm Bill Goals to Congress

July 25, 2017 | Newsroom

Congress must counter a steep, four-year drop in commodity prices that has left farmers and ranchers in worse shape than any time since the farm depression of the 1980s, Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney told the Senate Agriculture Committee today.
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Farm Bureau Financial Services Returns as Sponsor of Farmfest Media Center for Fourth Year, Becomes Official Insurance Company Sponsor

July 20, 2017 | Newsroom

The IDEAg Group, LLC., producer of the IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest, announces the return of the Farm Bureau Financial Services Media Center at this year’s show, scheduled for Aug. 1-3, at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
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Farmers and Ranchers Push for Comprehensive Tax Reform

July 19, 2017 | Newsroom

Tax policies to support and preserve agriculture are essential to every farmer and rancher in America, a group of Farm Bureau members in Washington, D.C., this week to meet with lawmakers say.
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Farm Bureau Responds to USTR’s NAFTA Objectives

July 18, 2017 | Newsroom

AFBF President Zippy Duvall said that the administration’s negotiating objectives for NAFTA will maintain and improve agricultural trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico."We look forward to expanding our market opportunities with our North American neighbors even further by bringing this agreement into the 21st century."
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AFBF Says a Modernized NAFTA Must Work for U.S. Ag

July 18, 2017 | Newsroom

North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations need to protect valuable market gains for U.S. agriculture while addressing remaining challenges in our closest international markets, Jason Perdue, a row crop, beef and poultry farmer from York, Nebraska, told the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade today.
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American Farm Bureau Lists Farm Bill Goals

July 14, 2017 | Newsroom

With serious economic challenges facing agriculture, underscored by even deeper concerns in some commodity sectors, the American Farm Bureau Federation board of directors outlined the organization’s key objectives for the 2018 farm bill.
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Farms and Ranches Need Tax Relief Now, South Dakota Farmer Tells Congress

July 13, 2017 | Newsroom

Farm and ranch families need a permanent tax code that boosts the agricultural economy and frees them to reinvest in their businesses, Scott VanderWal, a South Dakota farmer, told the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy today.
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American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization to Work Together to Share the Story of Agricultural Education

July 12, 2017 | Newsroom

Today, the American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization signed a memorandum of understanding to grow leaders, build communities and strengthen agriculture. The MOU outlines how the two organizations will work together to discover opportunities that benefit both their members and agricultural education students in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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2017 Fall White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to County and State Farm Bureaus

July 10, 2017 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 10 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.
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