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AP’s The Latest: Farm Group Applauds Plan to Drop Wolf Protection

News / In The News March 13, 2019

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The Associated Press noted in its “The Latest” story that AFBF “says wolves have recovered from the brink of extinction and management of the species should return to state wildlife agencies.” Ryan Yates, director of congressional relations at AFBF, told AP that “many of the group’s members have lost livestock to wolf kills since the population began to recover.” Yates also pointed out that farmers and ranchers obey the law and “would respect whatever policies the states establish to protect wolves.”

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The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program has launched “Women in Ag,” an online survey that aims to gauge the goals, aspirations, achievements and needs of women in American agriculture in a variety of areas.

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Passage of the Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2019 (H.R. 807, S. 361) would help farmers and ranchers more efficiently operate mutual ditch, irrigation and water companies, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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