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Farm Bureau Video: Farmers Squashed by Labor Shortage

October 10, 2017 | Newsroom

Without access to an adequate and stable workforce, many farmers are being forced to leave fresh produce to rot in the fields. Farmers and ranchers across the country are calling for long-overdue reform to the current guest worker visa program that would create flexibility and provide stability in the agricultural workforce.
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Ag Community Relief Raising Funds for Barbed Wire Fencing for Montana

October 6, 2017 | Newsroom

Thousands of miles of barbed wire fence was destroyed in Montana this past summer due to one of the worst wildfire seasons on record. With millions of acres burned, Ag Community Relief has established the "Western Wire Roundup" in effort to help western ranchers rebuild.
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Enhancing Entrepreneurship a Farm Bureau Focus

October 5, 2017 | Newsroom

Dr. Lisa Benson, director of rural development at the American Farm Bureau Federation, today described to the House Small Business Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee the organization’s focus on programs to enhance entrepreneurship.
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Farmers, Ranchers Ready for Long-overdue Immigration Reform

October 2, 2017 | Newsroom

The following statement may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:
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AFBF to EPA: Time to Rescind WOTUS Rule

September 27, 2017 | Newsroom

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:
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American Farm Bureau Encouraged by Tax Framework, but Refinement Needed

September 27, 2017 | Newsroom

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:
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Bacon and Chicken Up, OJ Too

September 25, 2017 | Newsroom

– Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey.
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Purple Plow Challenges Students’ Ideas on Soil

September 22, 2017 | Newsroom

Save the Soil is the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s latest Purple Plow Challenge.
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Purple Plow Challenge Summer Winner Announced

September 20, 2017 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized one school as the Purple Plow Challenge winner for the summer season of the maker-space contest.
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Farm Bureau Video: Farmers Call for Tax Reform

September 18, 2017 | Newsroom

Trapped between uncertain weather and even worse commodity markets, farmers and ranchers want Congress to make permanent law out of a host of important but – as of now – temporary tax provisions.
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