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Third MFP Tranche Brings Needed Relief

February 4, 2020 | News Releases

The third and final tranche of the USDA 2019 Market Facilitation Program assists farmers suffering from lost income as a result of the trade war with China. American Farm Bureau Federation estimates that approximately $3.5 billion is expected to be delivered to farmers in this final distribution.
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A Win for Sustainability

January 30, 2020 | News Releases

Today’s announcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s sound science-based interim decision on glyphosate reaffirms the safety and effectiveness of this widely adopted weed control technology.
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$25,000 Awarded through White-Reinhardt to Promote Ag Literacy Efforts

January 30, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the outstanding agricultural literacy efforts of educators and communities across the country with a total of $25,000 in scholarships and grants to build on their work to connect students with how their food is grown.
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Improvements to Hemp Regulation Needed to Support Farmers

January 29, 2020 | News Releases

Improved testing rules, an expanded testing timeline, and clarity around hemp transportation would help farmers grow and market this new crop, the American Farm Bureau Federation said in comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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USMCA Signing Increases Optimism

January 29, 2020 | News Releases

Today’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Trump increases hopes that 2020 will begin a stronger decade for America’s farmers and ranchers.
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WOTUS Replacement Provides Needed Clarity, Water Protection

January 28, 2020 | Newsline

The Waters of the U.S. replacement rule gives farmers and ranchers the clarity they need to comply with federal regulations while protecting the nation’s waterways. Micheal Clements has more.
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AFBF Voting Delegates Set 2020 Policy Priorities

January 23, 2020 | Newsline

Delegates from across the country met during the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention and set policy priorities for the organization in 2020. Micheal Clements has more.
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New Clean Water Rule Provides Clarity, Certainty to Farmers and Ranchers

January 23, 2020 | News Releases

“Farmers and ranchers care about clean water and preserving the land, which are essential to producing healthy food and fiber and ensuring future generations can do the same. That’s why we support the new clean water rule.
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2020 On the Farm Educational Event Announced

January 23, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, has announced an On The Farm STEM professional development event for educators in 2020.
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HydroSide Systems LLC Wins Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

January 22, 2020 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation announced HydroSide Systems LLC as the winner of the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge this week. Micheal Clements has more.
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