Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture


Helping Those in Need through AFBF’s Harvest for All

October 19, 2021 | Newsline

An American Farm Bureau Federation program connects farmers and ranchers to those who are food insecure. Micheal Clements shares more.
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Funding Available to Help Farmers and Ranchers Recover from Natural Disasters, COVID-19 Costs

October 14, 2021 | Newsline

Congress recently passed an extension of the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus, also known as WHIP+, in the recent continuing resolution to fund the government. Chad Smith has more on what that means for eligible producers.
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USDA WASDE Rebalances Corn and Soybean Production

October 12, 2021 | Newsline

USDA released its monthly World Agriculture Supply and Demand report Tuesday. Micheal Clements shares the highlights.
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AFBF Forms Partnership with MANRRS

October 11, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) announced they have entered into an agreement with the goal of increasing minority involvement in agriculture. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed today is expected to strengthen membership value for both organizations through collaboration on projects, including written content for each organization’s publications, providing leadership training and expertise, and cross promoting programs and events.
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House Ag Hearing Centers on Livestock Markets

October 7, 2021 | Newsline

The House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on livestock markets Thursday. Micheal Clements shares the details.
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AFBF Welcomes Appointment of Rod Snyder as EPA Ag Advisor

October 7, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the appointment of Rod Snyder as EPA agriculture advisor.
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Ag Innovation Challenge: 10 Semi-Finalist Teams Advance

October 5, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, continues to advance ag innovation by supporting start-up business from across the country. AFBF and Farm Credit today announced the 10 semi-finalist teams in the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
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Register Now for 2022 Farm Bureau Convention

October 4, 2021 | Newsline

Farmers and ranchers can register now to attend the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention. Micheal Clements shares the details.
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Registration Open for 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention

People, Purpose, Possibilities – Growing Tomorrow, Together

October 4, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation announced the opening of general registration today for the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention. The convention will be held in-person Jan. 7-12, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, with a virtual option for portions of the event available to those not attending in-person.
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USDA Announces Climate-Smart Agriculture Initiative

September 30, 2021 | Newsline

The Department of Agriculture this week announced the Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Partnership Initiative. Micheal Clements shares more on what that means for farmers and ranchers.
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