Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture


Farm Bureau Meets with Mexican Officials on Trade, Other Issues

July 22, 2021 | Newsline

A recent meeting between American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and a delegation of officials from Mexico included talk about trade and a variety of other topics. Chad Smith has more on the meeting.
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President Duvall Hosts Mexico Leaders for Wide-Ranging Discussion

July 21, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today met with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of the Economy, and Esteban Moctezuma Barragón, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S.
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Entrepreneurs: Apply by Aug. 20 for Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

July 20, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is accepting online applications for the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge through Aug. 20.
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WHIP, WHIP+ Vital for Producers Facing Natural Disaster Losses

July 20, 2021 | Newsline

Federal disaster programs such as WHIP and WHIP+ help farmers and ranchers through losses stemming from natural disasters. Micheal Clements shares more on the vital programs from USDA.
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Survey Reveals Severity of Western Drought

July 15, 2021 | Newsline

A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows how severe drought conditions are in the west. Micheal Clements shares the results.
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AFBF Welcomes Executive Order on Livestock Market Fairness

July 13, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau welcomes an executive order that will consider changes to livestock markets. Micheal Clements shares more on what the order means for livestock producers.
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Executive Order Creates Opportunities for Farmers and Ranchers

July 9, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on President Joe Biden’s executive order addressing livestock markets and “right to repair.”
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Still Time to Enter AFBF Ag Innovation Challenge

July 8, 2021 | Newsline

Rural entrepreneurs can win up to 50-thousand dollars to help take their business to the next level. Micheal Clements tells us applications are being accepted for the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
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Markets Shifting Due to Demand, Weather Factors

July 6, 2021 | Newsline

Following the June 30 USDA Acreage Report, markets are watching demand factors and potential weather impacts to crops. Micheal Clements shares more details about the report.
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Summer Cookout Cost Holding Steady

June 30, 2021 | Newsline

Consumers can expect to spend around the same amount as last year for an Independence Day cookout this weekend. Micheal Clements shares more from the American Farm Bureau’s July 4 market basket survey.
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