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Farmers Celebrate Tax Reform at AFBF Convention

January 7, 2018 | Newsline

Farm Bureau members at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th Annual Convention are celebrating tax reform. Micheal Clements has more.
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Ag Law Experts Review Top Legal Issues Affecting Farmers

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

Court decisions and changes in the law can have significant impacts on farm and ranch businesses, according to two agricultural law experts who presented at a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show.
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USDA Under Secretary Confident Good Neighbor Relations Will Prevail in NAFTA Talks

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

Current North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are a lot like a Sumo wrestling match, according to Ted McKinney, under secretary of trade and foreign agricultural affairs for the Agriculture Department.
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Stable Forecast for U.S. Crop Prices

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

U.S. grain prices and crop demand for 2017-2018 will likely show no major changes, according to Dr. Keith Coble, former chief economist for Senate Agriculture Committee Republicans and the head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University.
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Disaster Assistance Will Set the Stage for Next Farm Bill

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

Passing a disaster assistance bill for agriculture will set the stage for the next farm bill, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) told workshop attendees at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show.
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Leadership Means Saying Yes to Opportunities and Telling Your Story

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

“The world truly is led by those who show up,” Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn told over 750 attendees at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville.
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Farm Bureau’s Duvall Praises ‘Fresh Air’ in D.C., Calls for Better Immigration, Trade, Farm Bill

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall called on farmers and ranchers to redouble their efforts to advocate for agriculture, even as the current administration has begun moving to undo some of the regulations that have burdened them for years.
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Farm Bureau Distinguished Service and Founders Awards: Sen. James Inhofe and Kenneth Dierschke Honored

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Sen. James Inhofe, and the Farm Bureau Founders Award to Kenneth Dierschke during AFBF’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show.
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State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellence

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

State Farm Bureaus were presented awards at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show. The awards recognized excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2017.
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Canadian Minister of Agriculture: Trade and NAFTA are Essential to Prosperity

January 7, 2018 | News Releases

Trade relationships are the foundation for creating economic prosperity between nations, the Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, said at the opening session of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville.
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