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Farmers and Ranchers Push for Comprehensive Tax Reform

July 19, 2017 | Newsroom

Tax policies to support and preserve agriculture are essential to every farmer and rancher in America, a group of Farm Bureau members in Washington, D.C., this week to meet with lawmakers say.
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AFBF Says NAFTA Renegotiations Can Build on Gains for Ag

July 18, 2017 | Newsline

Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau president and member of the AFBF Trade Advisory Committee, responds to the administration’s recently announced objectives for NAFTA renegotiations. Chad Smith has more.
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Farm Bureau Responds to USTR’s NAFTA Objectives

July 18, 2017 | Newsroom

AFBF President Zippy Duvall said that the administration’s negotiating objectives for NAFTA will maintain and improve agricultural trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico."We look forward to expanding our market opportunities with our North American neighbors even further by bringing this agreement into the 21st century."
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AFBF Says a Modernized NAFTA Must Work for U.S. Ag

July 18, 2017 | Newsroom

North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations need to protect valuable market gains for U.S. agriculture while addressing remaining challenges in our closest international markets, Jason Perdue, a row crop, beef and poultry farmer from York, Nebraska, told the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade today.
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American Farm Bureau Lists Farm Bill Goals

July 14, 2017 | Newsroom

With serious economic challenges facing agriculture, underscored by even deeper concerns in some commodity sectors, the American Farm Bureau Federation board of directors outlined the organization’s key objectives for the 2018 farm bill.
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Farmers Call on Congress for Much-Needed Tax Reforms

July 13, 2017 | Newsline

Scott VanderWal, a South Dakota farmer, testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy on the importance of tax reforms for farms businesses. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farms and Ranches Need Tax Relief Now, South Dakota Farmer Tells Congress

July 13, 2017 | Newsroom

Farm and ranch families need a permanent tax code that boosts the agricultural economy and frees them to reinvest in their businesses, Scott VanderWal, a South Dakota farmer, told the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy today.
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American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization to Work Together to Share the Story of Agricultural Education

July 12, 2017 | Newsroom

Today, the American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization signed a memorandum of understanding to grow leaders, build communities and strengthen agriculture. The MOU outlines how the two organizations will work together to discover opportunities that benefit both their members and agricultural education students in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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EU-Japan Trade Deal Could Edge U.S. Farmers Out of Market Share

July 11, 2017 | Newsline

The recent trade agreement between the European Union and Japan is a threat to American agricultural exports to Japan. Chad Smith has more.
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2017 Fall White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to County and State Farm Bureaus

July 10, 2017 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 10 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program.
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