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Texas Global Food Security Summit to Feature Government, Business, Academic, Non-Profit Leaders, and Celebrity Advocate ‘Big’ Kenny Alphin

January 17, 2020 | News Releases

The Eleanor Crook Foundation, American Farm Bureau Federation and UT Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs are co-hosting the inaugural Texas Global Food Security Summit today on the sidelines of AFBF’s Annual Convention.
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USMCA Clears the Way to Fire Up Ag’s Economic Engine

January 16, 2020 | News Releases

America’s farmers and ranchers received a second round of good news this week with Senate approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). At a time when farmers continue to face strong economic headwinds, the agreement is expected to increase U.S. agriculture exports by $2 billion.
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Sen. Pat Roberts and Barry Bushue Receive Top Farm Bureau Honors

January 16, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation will be presenting its highest honors, the Distinguished Service Award and the Farm Bureau Founders Award, to Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Barry Bushue, respectively, during AFBF’s 101st Annual Convention.
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Farmers Welcome Opportunities from China Agreement

January 15, 2020 | News Releases

The United States and China signed a “Phase 1” trade agreement that both countries say will lead to increased purchases of U.S. agricultural products by China.
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American Farm Bureau Celebrating Creative County Farm Bureaus at Annual Convention

January 13, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation will celebrate 24 county Farm Bureaus for innovative programs and activities during the organization’s 101st Annual Convention, which kicks off Friday in Austin, Texas.
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President Trump to Speak with Farmers and Ranchers at Farm Bureau’s Annual Convention

January 13, 2020 | News Releases

President Donald J. Trump, for the third year in a row, will address farm and ranch families at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 101st Annual Convention.
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State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Exemplary Member Programs and Achievement

Financial Support of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Also Recognized

January 9, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation will present awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 101st Annual Convention later this month in Austin, Texas.
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USMCA Action is a Welcome Start to 2020

January 7, 2020 | News Releases

We are now one step away from unleashing the competitiveness of America’s farmers and ranchers with our two largest trading partners thanks to today’s Senate Finance Committee vote.
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Agriculture Workforce Coalition Urges Senate Action on Ag Labor Crisis

January 2, 2020 | News Releases

Following on the heels of a government-mandated increase in farmers’ labor costs, the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC), a diverse group of organizations representing the needs of agricultural employers across the country, today urged the U.S. Senate to take up legislation to solve the agricultural labor crisis by calling attention to the dire labor situation facing our nation’s agricultural producers.
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Broadband Map Fix Will Reveal Needs

December 20, 2019 | News Releases

The House of Representatives passed Farm Bureau-backed legislation that will improve the accuracy of broadband coverage maps to better identify needs.
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