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Farm Bureaus Send Letter to Administration Urging Action to Address Surge of Undocumented Immigrants

June 3, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation joined all 50 state Farm Bureaus and the Puerto Rico Farm Bureau in sending a letter urging the Biden administration to address the surge of undocumented immigrants entering the United States. Chad Smith has more on how the increase in illegal immigration is impacting farm and ranch families.
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Farm Bureau Urges Administration to Address Surge of Undocumented Immigrants

June 3, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation joined all 50 state Farm Bureaus and Puerto Rico Farm Bureau in sending a letter today urging the Biden administration to address the surge of undocumented immigrants entering the United States. The increase in illegal immigration is severely impacting farm and ranch families, putting property and personal safety at risk. The letter was sent to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland.
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JBS Hit by Cyberattack, Impact is Uncertain

June 1, 2021 | Newsline

JBS, one of the world’s largest meatpackers, was hit by a cyberattack. Chad Smith says the impact on the beef supply chain is unknown.
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China Still Behind on Phase One Trade Commitments, But Closing the Gap

May 27, 2021 | Newsline

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released new data for the first four months of 2021 regarding trade with China. Micheal Clements shares the results.
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Argentine Beef Export Ban Provides Opportunity for U.S. Producers

May 25, 2021 | Newsline

Argentina’s temporary ban on beef exports leaves a gap in the global markets. Micheal Clements shares how U.S. producers may benefit.
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Foundation for Agriculture Awards $9,500 in Grants to Elevate Ag Literacy

May 25, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $9,500 in grants to 10 communities that are creating new and exciting ways to help learners of all ages understand agriculture and the important role it plays in their lives. The grants are funded through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.
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2021 On the Farm STEM Teams Announced

May 24, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announces educator teams to join immersive STEM training designed to further agriculture education in classrooms across the country.
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Agriculture and Forestry Coalition Moves to Defend Gray Wolf Delisting

May 21, 2021 | News Releases

This week, a coalition of agriculture and forestry groups — including the American Farm Bureau Federation, the American Forest Resources Council, the American Sheep Industry Association, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and the Public Lands Council — filed motions in court in defense of delisting the gray wolf under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
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Western Drought Highlights need for Water Infrastructure Improvements

May 20, 2021 | Newsline

Drought conditions in the western U.S. are a big problem for farmers and ranchers. Micheal Clements shares more on the drought’s impact.
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Livestock and Farm Groups Discuss Cattle Market Transparency

May 17, 2021 | Newsline

A group of farm and livestock organizations met last week to find ways to improve cattle market transparency. Micheal Clements shares more about the discussion.
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