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Water Permitting Authority Returned to States

August 14, 2018 | Newsline

The Trump administration last week returned more water-permitting authority to states, a move the American Farm Bureau Federation says will mean faster, better and more affordable decision-making. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau and Farmers Union Call for Swift Farm Bill Passage

August 13, 2018 | News Releases

The two largest farming groups in the United States today called for swift passage of the farm bill by a congressional conference committee.
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Livestock Chute Demonstrations Featured in Sioux Nation Ag Center Event Tent at Dakotafest 2018

August 13, 2018 | News Releases

The IDEAg Group LLC proudly announces a new partnership with Sioux Nation Ag Center at Dakotafest 2018. In a state in which cattle outnumber people by a 4-1 ratio, livestock chute demonstrations in the Sioux National Ag Center Event Tent will be a highlight for attendees.
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A Game of Tariff Ping Pong

August 9, 2018 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation says agriculture is being batted back and forth in the current rounds of trade tariffs. Micheal Clements has more.
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Dairy Revenue Insurance Available October 9 from AFBIS

August 8, 2018 | News Releases

A new dairy insurance service from American Farm Bureau Insurance Services will bring an extra level of support to a dairy sector that has been battered by losses over the past four years.
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Seed Cotton Enrollment for ARC and PLC Underway

August 7, 2018 | Newsline

Cotton is once again a covered commodity in the farm bill. Chad Smith has more.
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New State Authority Over Local Waters a Boon to Farmers and Ranchers

August 7, 2018 | News Releases

The Trump administration’s decision to return water-permitting authority to more states means faster, better and more affordable decision-making for all Americans. Under terms of an agreement signed by the U.S. Army, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Justice Department and the White House, states can assume authority to issue permits for earth moving in and around regulated waterways, wetlands and land that sometimes channels water.
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Farm Bureau Denounces Gag Rule Against NC Farmers, Neighbors

August 7, 2018 | News Releases

A judge’s order that forbids farmers and their neighbors from discussing abusive and predatory litigation must be overturned, lawyers for the American Farm Bureau Federation and North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation wrote in a brief filed in federal court yesterday.
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Farm Bureau’s Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse Targeting North Carolina Farms

August 3, 2018 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farms.
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Gear Up for Advocacy with Farm Bureau’s Trade Toolkit

August 3, 2018 | News Releases

A toolkit developed by the American Farm Bureau Federation is now available to assist farmers and ranchers in their advocacy efforts on trade during the August congressional recess.
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