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USMCA to Increase Ag Exports by $2.2 Billion

April 25, 2019 | Newsline

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will boost U.S. ag exports to Mexico and Canada when implemented. Micheal Clements has more.
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AFBF Encourages Rural Communities to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 23, 2019 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation is encouraging rural communities to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau Selects 10th Partners in Advocacy Leadership Class

April 22, 2019 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation recently selected an outstanding group of young farmer and rancher leaders as the organization’s 10th Partners in Advocacy Leadership class.
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Agriculture, Natural Resources Groups Support Multi-Stakeholder Proposal to Manage Wild Horses and Burros

April 22, 2019 | News Releases

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Public Lands Council (PLC), American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), and Society for Range Management (SRM) today announced support for a proposal to reduce wild horse and burro populations on western rangelands.
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Farm Groups Ask President, Congress for Disaster Relief

April 19, 2019 | News Releases

A group of 135 farm organizations and banks that supply seasonal loans to farms and ranches today called on the President and Congress to put aside political differences and supply urgently needed relief in the wake of weather-related disasters in 2018 and 2019.
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AFBF Calls on Farmers to Urge Congress to Pass Disaster Relief

April 18, 2019 | Newsline

Congress is on a two-week recess and the American Farm Bureau Federation says now is the time to express the need for disaster assistance to lawmakers.
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Egg Prices Decline in Time for Passover and Easter

April 17, 2019 | News Releases

Good news for price-conscious consumers – a seasonal bump in retail egg prices that typically occurs just prior to Easter did not materialize in 2019, according to analysis conducted by American Farm Bureau Federation economists.
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American Farm Bureau Promotes Paul Schlegel to Vice President, Public Affairs

April 17, 2019 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation has promoted Paul Schlegel to vice president, public affairs. Schlegel has been handling interim duties in this role since October, overseeing the Public Policy, Economics, Communications and Advocacy & Political Affairs teams.
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Census Finds Changes in Farms, Farmers and Production Practices

April 16, 2019 | Newsline

The 2017 Census of Agriculture released last week shows changes to farm sizes, operators and farming practices. Micheal Clements has more.
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Changes Needed in Mapping Process for Broadband Funding

April 12, 2019 | Newsline

Farmers and ranchers say the federal government needs to compile more accurate data in the process that determines federal funding for broadband projects. Micheal Clements has more.
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