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Farm Bureau to EPA: Small Refinery Waivers Must be Based on Actual Exemptions

November 25, 2019 | News Releases

A proposed rule to implement the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard fails to account for the real harm caused by the agency’s excessive use of small refinery exemptions over the past three years, the American Farm Bureau Federation warned today.
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10 Teams Advance to Ag Innovation Challenge Semi-finals

November 25, 2019 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, has announced the 10 semi-finalist teams in the 2020 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
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Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show Introduces Cotton and Hemp Programming

November 22, 2019 | News Releases

The Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show, slated for Dec. 3-5 at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas, features several education sessions with a focus on ag topics affecting the Texas Panhandle.
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New Bill Will Help Preserve Family Farms

November 22, 2019 | News Releases

A bill introduced today to help more farm families continue their livelihoods after the death of a loved one has the full support of the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Preserving Family Farms Act of 2019 is sponsored by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.).
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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner a Penny Higher

November 21, 2019 | Newsline

The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal for ten remains below $50 this year. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau Calls for Improvements to Ag Labor Bill

November 21, 2019 | News Releases

Legislation advanced by the House Judiciary Committee falls short of a long-term solution to farm labor shortages, which constitute one of the most significant barriers to farm success in several regions of the country.
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Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Only a Penny

November 21, 2019 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.91, or less than $5.00 per person.
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Farmers and Ranchers Need Full Japanese Trade Agreement, Texas Farm Bureau Tells Congress

November 20, 2019 | News Releases

Russell Boening, a Texas rancher, farmer and President of the Texas Farm Bureau, today told Congress that the recent trade deal with Japan is welcome, but U.S. negotiators still have work to do.
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Video Series Highlights Need for Swampbuster Reform

November 19, 2019 | Newsline

A new video in a series by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows the need for reform to a USDA conservation compliance program. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau Pushing for Tax Incentives

November 15, 2019 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau is pushing for Congress to reinstate tax incentives important to agriculture. Chad Smith has more.
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