AFBF Top-Tier Media Placements Continue on Sonny Perdue Ag Sec Nomination

News / In The News January 24, 2017

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AFBF placements in top-tier media outlets continue as stories about Sonny Perdue’s nomination for agriculture secretary proliferate. A Wall Street Journal profile about Perdue includes quotes from AFBF President Zippy Duvall. A USA Today article about agriculture’s view of Perdue also quotes Duvall. And a Reuters article mentioned Duvall’s view of Perdue as a strong voice for agriculture.

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Farmers are invited to submit nominations for the 2023 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest, supported by Purina. This is the fifth year of the contest, which celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers in producing nutritious food for families and their pets across America.

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Fast forward 80 years. The 2010 census shows that the number of U.S. citizens now living in rural areas has shrunk to 19.3% of the U.S. population - or 1 in 5. The population shift away from rural locations means that farmers and ranchers need to speak up more than ever before.

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