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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization have signed a memorandum outlining their plans to create a more agriculture literate society. They will focus on opportunities...Show More Summary

Massachusetts’ Bay State Wind Receives BOEM’s First Wind Site Assessment Plan Approval

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued its first approval of an offshore wind Site Assessment Plan to the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm being developed by DONG Energy and Eversource Energy.  Massachusetts’ Bay StateShow More Summary

Farm Bureau and FFA Work for Ag Education

The American Farm Bureau Federation and National FFA Organization have signed a memorandum of understanding to grow leaders, build communities and strengthen agriculture. The MOU outlines how the two organizations will work togetherShow More Summary

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Five county Farm Bureaus were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to each receive a $500 grant from the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program to help fund “Our Food Link” projects. The new Potato Expo Innovation Hub is now open and accepting abstract submissions for the Potato Expo 2018, which takes place January 10-12, 2018 at the Rosen... Read More

Brace for food price hikes thanks to Donald Trump's deportation force

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

File this one under “This is what you voted for, Donald Trump supporters”: Research by the Farm Bureau suggests that the federal immigration policy Trump is promoting could result in a massive farm labor shortage across the country,Show More Summary

Prices for a July 4th Cookout Down Slightly

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) says we can cookout for a little less this year. Favorite foods for a Fourth of July meal will run about $6 per person according to an informal survey conducted by AFBF. The average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people is $55.70, or $5.57 per person. One reason for this is competition... Read More

Report: Nebraska farm income expected to bottom out in 2017

An economic forecast report says weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska's economic growth in the coming years. The forecast report released Friday by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau … Click to Continue »

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The third-grade class that was named the winner of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s First Peas to the Table Contest won a visit from Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields, who spoke to the students about her platform of ‘Eat Better, Live Better.’ The trade show floor at Commodity Classic will open to new exhibitors on Thursday, June 1,... Read More

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau celebrates 100 years

The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau’s is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with its annual Watsonville Slough Farms meeting. The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau’s is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with its annual Watsonville Slough Farms meeting.

Illinois Farm Bureau Opposes a Private Railroad, Toll Road

The Herald-News reports that the Illinois Farm Bureau  (IFB) announced in a [May 19 press release    http://www.ilfb.org/e-media-publications/news-releases/ifb-statement-on-glbt-railroad.aspx] that its board of directors “voted to oppose the construction of the Great Lakes Basin Railroad. Show More Summary

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The American Farm Bureau Federation is now accepting applications for its 11th Women’s Communication Boot Camp class, Oct. 24 – 27 in Washington, D.C. The three-day intensive training is open to all women who are Farm Bureau members....Show More Summary

Trump's mass deportations could cost farm industry up to $60 billion, raise food prices for all

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A new study from the American Farm Bureau Federation finds that Donald Trump’s mass deportation dragnet could cause the agricultural industry to lose tens of billions of dollars in economic output and raise food prices for all Americans, which would hit poorer families the hardest. Show More Summary

The Right to Arms and the American Philosophy of Freedom

Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance and Membership. We serve more than just Virginia's farmers, we serve Virginians.

AFBF Survey Shows Decrease in Retail Food Prices

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Spring Picnic Marketbasket Survey found that retail prices are lower for several foods this year, including eggs, ground chuck, sirloin tip roast, chicken breasts and toasted oat cereal. “As expected...Show More Summary

Farm Bureau Urges Senate Confirmation of Perdue

Yesterday we received news from the White House stating President Trump authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas after those states were impacted by widespread wildfires. This was followed by news from USDA’s Acting Deputy Secretary Michael L. Show More Summary

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall recently presented Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) with AFBF’s Golden Plow award, the highest honor the organization gives to members of Congress, for his commitment in Congress to issues important to farmers and ranchers. Show More Summary

Ag Groups Applaud EPA Decision on Chlorpyrofis

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently dismissed a petition regarding the crop protection tool chlorpyrifos, a decision the National Corn Growers Association and American Farm Bureau Federation have praised. The Obama administration had considered a ban on chlorpyrifos in 2015, but the decision had not been finalized. Show More Summary

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The American Farm Bureau Federation has expressed its appreciation to Monsanto Co. for its generous wildfire relief donation of $200,000 to be shared equally among Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas Farm Bureaus following devastating...Show More Summary

Duvall Addresses Agri-Pulse Summitt

President of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Zippy Duvall addressed the participants of the Agri-Pulse Summitt in recognition of National Ag Day earlier this week. Using his best southern charm, Duvall addressed the issueShow More Summary

Detective X: Secret Crimefighter

5 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Wilmer Souder was a farm boy from southern Indiana who earned a PhD in physics in 1916 and went to work in the materials lab at the the National Bureau of Standards (later renamed the National Institute of Standards and Technology). His specialty was precise measurements. Show More Summary

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