Washington Post: AFBF Supports Postponement of Endangered Species Listing

News / In The News February 13, 2017

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The Washington Post quoted AFBF’s Ryan Yates in a front-page story on federal regulation under the Trump administration.

Yates discussed the postponement of listing the rusty patched bumblebee as an endangered species. He explained that under the Endangered Species Act, farmers in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin would face serious penalties if their normal farming practices harmed the bee species.

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