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Farm Bureau Supports Farm Program Fix

October 24, 2017 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Federation and seven other major farm groups today hailed introduction of bipartisan legislation to improve the Agriculture Risk Coverage program, an important component of the federal agricultural safety net for farmers. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joni Ernst are sponsors.
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AFBF Announces Top 10 Teams in 2018 Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

October 23, 2017 | Newsroom

The American Farm Bureau Federation has announced the top 10 teams – four finalists and six best-in-show winners – in the 2018 Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. AFBF Executive Vice President Julia Anna Potts hosted an announcement event at AFBF headquarters.
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Creative County Farm Bureau Programs Recognized

October 19, 2017 | Newsroom

Twenty-four county Farm Bureaus nationwide were recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for innovative program ideas in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program.
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AFBF Backs Timely Reg Review of Food Production Tools

October 18, 2017 | Newsroom

Coordinated federal review of advances in agricultural biotechnology will help America’s farmers and ranchers achieve gains in efficiency and productivity needed to meet the continued challenges of the 21st century, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.
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Farm Bureau Supports GIPSA Rule Do-Over

October 18, 2017 | Newsroom

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:
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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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