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AFBF Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Keep Economy Moving

December 2, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on President Biden’s signing of legislation to avert a disastrous rail strike.
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American Farm Bureau Foundation Awards More than $20,000 in Grants and Scholarships to Celebrate Excellence in Ag Literacy

December 2, 2022 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $10,000 in grants to recognize the exceptional efforts of 10 county Farm Bureaus and their agricultural literacy programs. Additionally, the Foundation has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to 10 educators who exemplify excellence in engaging students to learn where their food comes from.
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AFBF Welcomes Increases in Renewable Fuel Standard

December 1, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on proposed increases to the Renewable Volume Obligation for 2023, 2024 and 2025.
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Inspiring Keynote Slated for 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention

Big Kenny Alphin will Address Farm Bureau Members

December 1, 2022 | News Releases

Big Kenny – along with his counterpart John Rich – shares his heart, soul and artistry in the spectacular partnership of Big & Rich. He will speak about his philanthropic outreach efforts to end hunger during the afternoon general session at the convention on Sunday, Jan. 8, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Growth of Specialty Crops Highlights Need for Expanded Risk Management Tools

November 30, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation economists examined specialty crop coverage in the latest Market Intel, and found that more than 80% of the acreage of hazelnuts, kiwifruit, strawberries and lettuce remain uncovered through the Federal Crop Insurance Program or Noninsured Crop Disaster Program, while more than 50% of walnut, pecan, peach, squash, sweet corn, watermelon, pumpkin, cucumber and pepper acreage lacks coverage.
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U.S. Must Continue Pressing for Fair Trade with Mexico

November 29, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s meeting with President Lopez Obrador on Mexico’s biotechnology import ban.
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AFBF Urges Congress to Prevent Rail Strike

November 29, 2022 | News Releases

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on President Biden’s request to Congress to prevent a rail worker strike.
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Optimistic Keynote Slated for 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention

Life is Good® Co-founder Bert Jacobs will Address Farm Bureau Members

November 21, 2022 | News Releases

Bert Jacobs, co-founder and Chief Executive Optimist of the $150 million lifestyle brand Life is Good®, will address attendees as general session keynote speaker during the 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention.
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Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 20%

November 16, 2022 | News Releases

Farm Bureau’s 37th annual survey provides a snapshot of the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10, which is $64.05 or less than $6.50 per person. This is a $10.74 or 20% increase from last year’s average of $53.31.
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‘I LOVE Strawberries’ Selected as Good Housekeeping 2022 Best Kids’ Book Award Winner

November 7, 2022 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announced today that ‘I LOVE Strawberries’ was named as a winner in the inaugural 2022 Good Housekeeping’s Best Kids' Book Awards.
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