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AFBF Chief Economist John Newton Reappointed to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committee

January 15, 2021 | News Releases

John Newton, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s chief economist, was recently reappointed to serve on the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Animals and Animal Products, one of six Agricultural Technical Advisory Committees.
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Farm Bureau Establishes 2021 Policies

New Grassroots Leaders Also Elected

January 14, 2021 | News Releases

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 102nd Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2021. Key topics ranged from farm diversity to farm labor and dairy policy to livestock marketing. For the first time in AFBF history, delegates met and voted virtually due to COVID-19.
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Farm Bureau Announces Ag Innovation Challenge Winner

January 13, 2021 | Newsline

A Washington state software company was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the American Farm Bureau Federation Virtual Annual Convention. Micheal Clements shares how the contest will help the company serve farmers.
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Harvust Wins Ag Innovation Challenge

Agro Empresas Black Belt wins People’s Choice Award

January 13, 2021 | News Releases

Harvust is the winner of the seventh annual Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, becoming the 2021 Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year. AFBF, in partnership with Farm Credit, announced the winner at AFBF’s Virtual Annual Convention.
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American Farm Bureau Honors Young Farmer and Rancher Competitive Event Winners

New YF&R Executive Team also Elected

January 13, 2021 | News Releases

Winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions were announced at the American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention. Young farmers and ranchers from around the country competed for the awards by demonstrating knowledge of and achievement in agriculture, as well as commitment to promoting the agriculture industry.
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Bindi Named 2021 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year

January 12, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation this week announced the 2021 Farm Dog of the Year. Micheal Clements shares how the award recognizes the work and relationships dogs provide on the farm.
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Farm Bureau Partners with Feeding America on #StillFarming Campaign, Merchandise

January 11, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting Feeding America through sales of the #StillFarming to Feed America t-shirts. Micheal Clements shares how you can help needy Americans through the campaign.
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Farm Bureau Names 2021 Farm Dog of the Year

People’s Choice Pup also Announced

January 11, 2021 | News Releases

Recognizing that work on the family farm takes everyone pitching in and doing their part, including four-legged friends, Farm Bureau launched the Farm Dog of the Year contest three years ago.
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Foundation for Agriculture Announces 14th ‘Book of the Year’

Financial Support of the Foundation also Recognized

January 11, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its 14th “Book of the Year” award to Viola Butler for “Tales of the Dairy Godmother: Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish.”
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Farm Bureau Partners with Feeding America on #StillFarming Campaign

January 11, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation is launching a new effort to address food insecurity while celebrating the strength of the U.S. food supply and commitment of America’s farmers and ranchers to keep it strong. The #StillFarming campaign, which began on social media, is now expanding to a merchandise line that will benefit food banks and agricultural education.
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