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Agriculture Workforce Coalition Urges Senate Action on Ag Labor Crisis

January 2, 2020 | News Releases

Following on the heels of a government-mandated increase in farmers’ labor costs, the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), a diverse group of organizations representing the needs of agricultural employers across the country, today urged the U.S. Senate to take up legislation to solve the agricultural labor crisis by calling attention to the dire labor situation facing our nation’s agricultural producers.
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Farm Bureau Reflects on Challenging 2019

December 31, 2019 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation looks back at a challenging 2019 and reflects on victories for agriculture. Chad Smith has more.
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Illinois Farmer Fights NRCS on Swampbuster Rules

December 26, 2019 | Newsline

An Illinois farmer has been battling the federal government since 2015 over alleged Swampbuster violations. Chad Smith has more.
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Broadband Map Fix Will Reveal Needs

December 20, 2019 | News Releases

The House of Representatives passed Farm Bureau-backed legislation that will improve the accuracy of broadband coverage maps to better identify needs.
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Farm Bureau: New Grassroots Members Appointed to National Committees

December 20, 2019 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation has appointed farmer and rancher members to the organization’s Young Farmers & Ranchers and Promotion & Education committees.
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EPA Must Account for Lost Demand in Biofuels

December 19, 2019 | News Releases

We hope the EPA will follow through in protecting the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard, as it has been an extremely successful policy for America.
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Spending Package Includes Much-Needed Ag Provisions

December 19, 2019 | Newsline

The spending package agreement this week provides farmers and ranchers stability for Fiscal Year 2020. Micheal Clements has more.
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USMCA Is a Victory for Farmers and Ranchers

December 19, 2019 | News Releases

Farm Bureau commends the House for approving the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Disaster Aid, Farm Stress, Broadband Funding Wins for Farmers and Ranchers

December 19, 2019 | News Releases

Legislation to fund the government adopted by Congress this week contains many wins for American farmers and ranchers. From much-needed disaster aid to increased broadband access, rural communities will benefit from this legislation.
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Farm Bureau Welcomes Phase One Agreement with China

December 17, 2019 | Newsline

A phase one agreement with China would reopen a marketplace for U.S. agriculture. Micheal Clements has more.
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