Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture


AFBF and IDEAg Welcome Farmers to Farmfest, Dakotafest

July 29, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation and IDEAg Group invite farmers and ranchers to attend Farmfest and Dakotafest in August. Micheal Clements shares more on what to expect at the shows.
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Farmers and Ranchers Provide Input to UN Food Systems Summit

July 27, 2021 | Newsline

Farmers and ranchers have a seat at the table when it comes to global sustainability goals being discussed this week. Micheal Clements shares more how agriculture is a key player in achieving those goals.
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Farm Bureau Meets with Mexican Officials on Trade, Other Issues

July 22, 2021 | Newsline

A recent meeting between American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and a delegation of officials from Mexico included talk about trade and a variety of other topics. Chad Smith has more on the meeting.
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WHIP, WHIP+ Vital for Producers Facing Natural Disaster Losses

July 20, 2021 | Newsline

Federal disaster programs such as WHIP and WHIP+ help farmers and ranchers through losses stemming from natural disasters. Micheal Clements shares more on the vital programs from USDA.
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Survey Reveals Severity of Western Drought

July 15, 2021 | Newsline

A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows how severe drought conditions are in the west. Micheal Clements shares the results.
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AFBF Welcomes Executive Order on Livestock Market Fairness

July 13, 2021 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau welcomes an executive order that will consider changes to livestock markets. Micheal Clements shares more on what the order means for livestock producers.
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Still Time to Enter AFBF Ag Innovation Challenge

July 8, 2021 | Newsline

Rural entrepreneurs can win up to 50-thousand dollars to help take their business to the next level. Micheal Clements tells us applications are being accepted for the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
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Markets Shifting Due to Demand, Weather Factors

July 6, 2021 | Newsline

Following the June 30 USDA Acreage Report, markets are watching demand factors and potential weather impacts to crops. Micheal Clements shares more details about the report.
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Summer Cookout Cost Holding Steady

June 30, 2021 | Newsline

Consumers can expect to spend around the same amount as last year for an Independence Day cookout this weekend. Micheal Clements shares more from the American Farm Bureau’s July 4 market basket survey.
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AFBF Farm Dog of the Year Application Deadline Near

June 28, 2021 | Newsline

The application deadline for American Farm Bureau’s Farm Dog of the Year contest is right around the corner. Micheal Clements shares more on how to nominate a farm dog.
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