Small Farms Struggling to Secure Coronavirus Aid

News / In The News August 9, 2020

"We were getting voicemails and emails from farmers all around the country saying: 'What am I going to do? I'm going to lose everything if I don't get something,'" AFBF Economist Michael Nepveux told NBC News.

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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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