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AFBF Appreciates Bipartisan Effort on Ocean Shipping Reform Act

April 1, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Senate’s unanimous passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act.
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Prospective Planting Report Shows More Soybeans, Less Corn in 2022

March 31, 2022 | Newsline

The USDA released its 2022 Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. Chad Smith has more on the results of the agency’s survey of U.S. farmers.
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President’s Trade Agenda Must Include Indo-Pacific Agreement

March 30, 2022 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on the Biden administration to use the proposed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) to grow American agriculture exports to the region. AFBF submitted a statement to today’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing, “Biden Administration’s 2022 Trade Policy Agenda,” and tomorrow’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “The President’s 2022 Trade Policy Agenda.”
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Growers Welcome EPA Decision on Enlist, Hope for Continued Progress & Lessons Learned

March 29, 2022 | News Releases

Grower groups including the American Soybean Association, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, and National Cotton Council welcomed and expressed appreciation for an announcement from EPA that will restore use of Enlist herbicides to many U.S. counties. This label amendment, prompted by new data submitted to EPA, lifts county-level bans on use of Enlist and Enlist Duo in 134 counties across multiple states, including those where the American Burying Beetle is alleged to be present.
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Supreme Court to Hear AFBF and NPPC Prop 12 Case

March 28, 2022 | Newsline

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case against California’s Proposition 12 filed by The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council. Micheal Clements shares more on what to expect moving forward.
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AFBF Welcomes Supreme Court Decision to Hear Prop 12 Case

March 28, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today commented on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear the case against California’s Proposition 12 filed by AFBF and the National Pork Producers Council.
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Leaders Graduate from Farm Bureau Women’s Communications Boot Camp

March 25, 2022 | News Releases

Sixteen farm and ranch women leaders graduated today from the spring session of Women's Communications Boot Camp hosted by the American Farm Bureau Federation.
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Women Encouraged to Advocate for Agriculture This Election Season

March 24, 2022 | Newsline

With the midterm election season looming this year, it’s an important time for advocacy for women in agriculture. Micheal Clements shares why and how you can get involved.
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AFBF Urges Swift Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

March 23, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Ocean Shipping Reform Act advancement out of the Senate Commerce Committee.
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New Study Shows 29% of American Jobs Tied to Food and Agriculture

March 22, 2022 | News Releases

Today, 30 food and agriculture groups released the sixth annual Feeding the Economy report, a historic farm-to-fork economic analysis revealing how these sectors influence the local and broader United States economies. Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s study highlights how the industries remained resilient to provide Americans with jobs, economic opportunity and safe food.
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