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The price of your Thanksgiving dinner - and where it came from

The cost of a basic Thanksgiving meal for 10 people dropped 24 cents, to $49.87, thanks to the first annual deflation in food prices in nearly half a century, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation and U.S. Department of Agriculture. The consumer price index for supermarket food was down...

Thanksgiving Dinner Is Getting Cheaper, As Grocery Prices Fall Again

The government's measure of consumer prices showed supermarket food prices dropped in October for the sixth straight month. The Farm Bureau's measure of Thanksgiving meal prices dropped, too.

Give Thanks for Cheaper Turkey Dinner

Americans will be giving thanks a week from today for a less expensive Thanksgiving dinner on their tables, according to the annual survey from American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 31st annual...Show More Summary

AFBF President at #NAFB16

American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president Zippy Duvall experienced his first National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention last week where he talked about his first year at the helm of the nation’s largest farm organization. Show More Summary

10 tasty tips for a frugal Thanksgiving

Spend less on your holiday meal. Americans spent $50.11 on last year's Thanksgiving feast, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. But there are ways to trim down that cost. Here's how to save money on this year's Thanksgiving meal. Show More Summary

Peyton & Archie Manning to Keynote AFBF Convention

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has announced that Peyton and Archie manning will serve as keynote speakers during the AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, to be held January 6-11, 2017 in Pheonix, Arizona. In their...Show More Summary

Industry Groups Ask Court to Overturn WOTUS

The American Farm Bureau Federation and many other organizations and businesses have asked a federal court to overrule the EPA and Army Corps of Engineer’s “Waters of the United States”. The submitted brief outlines many allegations in detail and describes a year’s worth of litigation involving the rule’s overreach. Show More Summary

FFA to Farm Bureau: Life After the Blue Jacket

Attendees at the 2016 National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis had a blast visiting the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) booth, which offered FFA members the chance to dress up in wacky accessories and pose for photos with the AFBF photo frame. “Our hope is that we can bring FFA members into our booth, help them have a really... Read More

AFBF Lesson Plan Connects Students to Food

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is offering pre-K through first grade teachers a Thanksgiving-themed activity.  “Thank an American Farmer or Rancher” explains where food comes and asks students to write, draw or create thank you letters and cards for America’s farmers. Show More Summary

Illinois 4R4U Partnership Launched

A partnership has been launched between the Illinois Farm Bureau and affiliated county Farm Bureaus, with GROWMARK and a number of FS companies, designed to demonstrate and investigate at the local level the impact and efficacy of 4R nutrient stewardship practices – the right source of nutrient, at the right time, at the right rate, and in the right place.... Read More

ND Farm Bureau Blasts “Lack of Decisive Action” on #NoDAPL Protests From Governor Jack Dalrymple

North Dakota Republican Governor Jack Dalrymple listens to testimonies during the Economic Development and Commerce Committee meeting at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington,in this file photo from February 22, 2014. Show More Summary

AFBF Announces Top 10 Entrepreneurship Challenge Teams

For the third year the American Farm Bureau Federation has hosted its Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, and now the top ten teams in the competition have been announced.  Of the ten, four are finalists and six are semi-finalists in this showcase of business innovations in rural communities. Show More Summary

Top 10 Winners in @FarmBureau Challenge

The top ten teams in the 2017 Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge have been announced, with the top four to compete for the title of Rural Entrepreneur of the Year at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) annual convention in January. Show More Summary

A Look at Famous Domains Before Popular Companies Snapped Them Up

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Facebook.com belonged to a corporate directory company called AboutFace, while FB.com belonged to the American Farm Bureau.

Egg, Dairy & Chicken Prices Down, Beef Too

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey indicates lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, whole milk, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, sirloin tip roast and ground chuck. The informal...Show More Summary

Farm Bureau Invests in My Fit Foods

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), with and existing majority investor Marlin Equity Partners, has announced an investment in My Fit Foods™, a leading producer and retailer of prepared meals. The investment will support My Fit Foods’ growth strategy to pursue partnerships with the nation’s premier grocery retailers. Show More Summary

#Ag Groups Express Concerns About Consolidation

Representatives from the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, and National Farmers Union testified Tuesday at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on consolidation in the agribusiness industry, which is poised to cut the number of major companies in the seeds, chemicals and crop nutrients market in half. Show More Summary

Why large-scale wind power is so hard to build

Bureau of Land Management wants to shake up the rules on wind farm approvals.        

Why Is Large-Scale Wind Power So Hard To Build?

The Bureau of Land Management faces a problem and wants to shake up the rules around wind farm approvals. The problem is straight-forward on its face, but difficult to reconcile logically: Why are so few new large-scale wind projects...Show More Summary

Top 10 restaurants in Sacramento

Three years ago, the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau established a program to promote the city as “America’s Farm to Fork Capital.” [...] the marketing staff can make a strong case for its importance as an agricultural powerhouse...Show More Summary

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