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Legislation Improves Cattle Market Transparency

December 9, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented on the House vote to advance the Cattle Contract Library Act of 2021 and to extend the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act.
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Farmers Embrace State-Federal Partnerships to Protect Water Quality

December 9, 2021 | News Releases

The Agricultural Nutrient Policy Council (ANPC), which includes the American Farm Bureau Federation as a member, released a report today highlighting initiatives and progress being made by farmers to reduce nutrient loss across the Mississippi River Basin. The report includes information from 16 states and the results will be presented at the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force (Task Force) Virtual Meeting on Dec. 14.
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AFBF Statement on the Passing of Senator Bob Dole

December 9, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented on the passing of Senator Bob Dole as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in honor of his service.
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AFBF Welcomes EPA Action on Biofuels

December 7, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall welcomes EPA’s announcement regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
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Inspiring, Humorous Keynotes on Tap for 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention

Jim “Murph” Murphy and Jeff Allen will Address Farm Bureau Members

November 29, 2021 | News Releases

General session keynote speakers slated for the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention are sure to inspire and entertain attendees. Inspirational speaker Jim “Murph” Murphy, founder and chairman of Afterburner, will speak during the afternoon general session at the convention on Sunday, Jan. 9, in Atlanta, Georgia. Comedian Jeff Allen will perform on Monday, Jan. 10, during the convention’s closing general session.
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Proposed Water Rule a Return to Overreaching Regulations

November 18, 2021 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
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Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%

November 18, 2021 | News Releases

Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person. This is a $6.41 or 14% increase from last year’s average of $46.90.
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Farm Bureau Pushes for Stronger Trade with Global Partners

November 17, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation joined eight other organizations in reaching out to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai in advance of the upcoming 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), which will focus on the future work of the World Trade Organization (WTO), to call for needed reforms.
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Build Back Better Act Would Hurt Rural America

November 16, 2021 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives today stating its opposition to the Build Back Better Act, also known as the reconciliation package. President Zippy Duvall commented on the Build Back Better Act.
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New Cotton Game Sprouting on My American Farm Platform

November 16, 2021 | News Releases

The game, titled “From Seed to Shirt,” is generously sponsored by Nichino America and encourages players to solve math problems to earn clothes for their in-game character. From Seed to Shirt is best for students in third through fifth grade.
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