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U.S. Farmers Eager to Return to Global Competitiveness

December 13, 2019 | News Releases

America’s farmers and ranchers are eager to get back to business globally. Progress restoring our ability to be competitive in China is a key component of that and this development is welcome news.
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Farm Bureau: Farmers Need More from Labor Bill

December 12, 2019 | Newsline

Farmers need more meaningful reforms from a farm labor bill advancing in Washington, D.C. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau: Farmers Need Meaningful Ag Labor Reform

December 11, 2019 | News Releases

Farmers need meaningful reform that addresses the concerns of both workers and growers.
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Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress

December 11, 2019 | News Releases

Training program will help individuals identify signs of chronic stress and offer effective coping skills.
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Farm Bureau Hopeful Congress Passes USMCA Next Week

December 10, 2019 | Newsline

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is closer to passage following an agreement between lawmakers and the White House. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau Asks for Swift USMCA Approval

December 10, 2019 | News Releases

Designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, the USMCA builds on important trade relationships in North America.
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NPPC, AFBF File Legal Challenge to California’s Proposition 12

December 6, 2019 | News Releases

The National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation have filed a legal challenge to California’s Proposition 12, which imposes animal housing standards that reach outside of California’s borders to farms across the United States and beyond.
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Farmer Shares Story of NRCS Mistreatment

December 5, 2019 | Newsline

A new video in a series by the American Farm Bureau Federation highlighting the need for reforms to USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service tells the story of a Virginia farmer wrongly accused of illegally farming a wetland. Micheal Clements has more.
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A Welcome Win for Farmers

December 4, 2019 | News Releases

Both houses of Japan’s Parliament have now approved a trade deal with the United States which will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
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H-2A Certified Positions Surpass 258,000

December 3, 2019 | Newsline

The number of H-2A farm labor positions reached record highs this year, and wages paid under the program will increase again in 2020. Micheal Clements has more.
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