Bloomberg: White House Tries to Calm Agriculture Concerns About Trade Policy

Mar 27th, 2017 |

A Bloomberg BNA article about the Trump administration’s work on trade policy mentions American Farm Bureau Federation’s opposition of the administration’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

New Legislation an Investment in Agriculture’s Future

Mar 27th, 2017 |

A pair of recently introduced bills gives a boost to young people in agriculture by allowing 4-H and FFA students to keep more of the modest income they earn. The students can turn around and put the money toward their education or future agricultural projects.

#WomenInAg Spotlight: Julie White

Mar 24th, 2017 |

#WomenInAg recognizes the contributions of women involved in agriculture during Women’s History Month (March). AFBF is proud to salute Julie White, a Mississippi farmer and Farm Bureau leader!

Farm Bureau Recognizes Monsanto for Wildfire Relief Donations

Mar 24th, 2017 | News Release

The American Farm Bureau Federation today expressed its appreciation to Monsanto Co. for its generous wildfire relief donation of $200,000 to be shared equally among Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas Farm Bureaus.
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2017 White-Reinhardt Educator Scholarships Encourage and Promote Agricultural Literacy

Mar 24th, 2017 | News Release

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized 11 educators – teachers and classroom volunteers – for their exceptional efforts to encourage agricultural literacy.
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Agriculture Supporting Ranchers Impacted by Wildfires

Mar 23rd, 2017 | Newsline

The agriculture community in Texas is coming together to help ranchers recover after devastating wildfires. Micheal Clements has more.
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EPA Chief: Agency Will be States’ Partner in Addressing Environmental Issues

Mar 23rd, 2017 |

Just days into his tenure as EPA chief, Administrator Scott Pruitt was at President Donald Trump’s side as the president signed an executive order repealing the Waters of the U.S. rule.

AFBF Econ Team Delivers March 2017 Livestock Market Update

Mar 22nd, 2017 |

In her latest livestock market report—Beef Trimmings Critical to the Beef Value Chain—AFBF economist Katelyn McCullock explains that beef trimmings—the portion of the carcass that is “trimmed away” when the carcass is broken down into meat cuts such as steaks, roasts and other items—account for an estimated 14 percent of the carcass and are an important piece of the beef supply chain.

#WomenInAg Spotlight: Emily Buck

Mar 22nd, 2017 |

#WomenInAg recognizes the contributions of women involved in agriculture during Women’s History Month (March).

Farm Bureau Supports ACA Repeal Legislation

Mar 22nd, 2017 |

A bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, expected on the House floor this week, has the backing of farmers and ranchers.

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