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Food Insecurity Higher in Rural Areas

January 16, 2020 | Newsline

Department of Agriculture data shows food insecurity is more prevalent in major cities and rural areas. Micheal Clements has more.
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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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China: What Does it Mean Now?

January 15, 2020 |

Today, the United States and China signed a long-awaited Phase One trade deal that, as expected, substantially address trade in food and agricultural products. Under the agreement, China has signaled it will purchase and import on average at least $40 billion annually of U.S. food, agricultural and seafood products. However, the main text doesn’t provide much description as to how that figure will be achieved.

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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Public Attitudes about Farmers and Farming: A Golden Opportunity

January 15, 2020 |

Farmers enjoy one of the highest levels of public trust of any group or potential source of information, ranging from scientists to government experts, and certainly more than leaders in the retail sector.

The Zipline: It’s Time for Farm Bureau’s Family Reunion

January 14, 2020 |

The American Farm Bureau Annual Convention always takes place in early to mid-January, making it feel like an extension of the holidays for Farm Bureau members.

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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Support Ag Literacy Through the AFB Foundation for Agriculture’s Online Silent Auction

January 13, 2020 |

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s online Silent Auction gives everyone the opportunity to support ag literacy, whether they are onsite at the 2020 AFBF Annual Convention in Austin, Texas, Jan. 17- 22, or at home on the farm or ranch.

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