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Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Appointment of New EPA Chief

Dec 7th, 2016 | Newsroom

“President-elect Trump’s selection of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency is welcome news to America’s farmers and ranchers—in fact, to all who are threatened by EPA’s regulatory overreach—and should help provide a new degree of fairness for U.S. agriculture. We know that in his position as attorney general in Oklahoma, Pruitt has stood up for common-sense, effective regulation that protects the environment and the rights of the regulated community. We have been grateful for his effective legal work in response to EPA’s overreaching Waters of the U.S. Rule."
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Beef Education Stakeholders Summit Slated for 2017 Cattle Industry Convention

Dec 7th, 2016 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, will host a one-hour gathering of beef industry representatives interested in educating youth about the beef industry on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Thanksgiving Dinner Ticks Down to Less Than $5 Per Person

Nov 16th, 2016 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Federation's 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year's feast for 10 is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year's average of $50.11.
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Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding the 2016 Election Results

Nov 9th, 2016 | Newsroom

AFBF President Zippy Duvall congratulates President-elect Trump on his election, as well as those candidates elected to serve during the 115th Congress.
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Farm Bureau Scores Big with Keynote Speakers

Nov 3rd, 2016 | Newsroom

Peyton and Archie Manning will keynote the 2017 AFBF Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show closing general session on Monday, Jan. 9 in Phoenix.
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