INFLUENCE: The goal of FB Advocacy is simple: Increase Farm Bureau's effectiveness and visibility as the national ADVOCATE for farmers and ranchers.
ACTION: The strength of FB Advocacy is Farm Bureau members who unite to speak out on issues of concern for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, rural Americans and consumers.
IMPACT: Beginning at the grassroots level and involving Farm Bureau members’ advocacy efforts across the country, all of agriculture speaks with one voice through FB Advocacy.
Farm Bill passes the House Agriculture Committee with Ag Leaders expecting a full House vote in May. The bill addresses several major concerns and AFBF strongly supports it, but Congress needs to hear from Farm Bureau members as quickly as possible to help prevent the bill from being torn apart and missing its timelines.
U.S. Trade Representative opens public comment period on trade dispute with China. China’s threatened retaliation against the U.S. tariff proposal is testing both the patience and optimism of families who are facing the worst agricultural economy in 16 years.
Immediate Action Needed! The White House needs to know that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is critical to economic resurgence for farmers and rural America!
Federal regulations have a direct impact on farmers and ranchers. Over the years, the extent and impact of regulations have increased. We have taken a stand against regulatory overreach. We need your help to reform the federal regulatory process and preserve farmers’ and ranchers’ land-use and water rights. Learn more about regulatory reform
USDA is seeking comments on how to reduce burdensome regulations and provide better customer service. President Trump and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue are seeking your input so USDA can do a better job! They want to hear your suggestions to remove barriers, streamline regulations and improve USDA programs.
The issues you face each day are the same issues that need to be told. Stories are Memorable. Stories Inspire Action. When facts and information are framed by a compelling story, you'll not only grab the attention of your audience, but you'll have the power to influence.