A new farm bureau program offers a Pandora’s box that the produce industry should avoid.
The American Farm Bureau Federation wants growers of apples, potatoes, tomatoes, grapes and sweet corn to use a program typically available only to program crops such as cotton, corn, wheat and soybeans.
Check out the latest AgFanatics podcasts, for your listening pleasure In episode #27, the AgFanatics talk with Dr. Gary Schnitkey with the University of Illinois to get his analysis on the American Farm Bureau Federation’s farm bill proposal. Episode #28 … Continue reading ?
From the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), April 17- A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a new comprehensive immigration reform package. American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman talks about the importance of the legislation for U.S. agriculture.” -kg
For episode #25 of the AgFanatics podcast, Doug Yoder, Senior Director of Affiliate & Risk Management at the Illinois Farm Bureau, shares his insight into where the current farm bill stands and what he sees happening moving forward. Listen closely … Continue reading ?
The American Farm Bureau Federation is sending a farm bill proposal to Capitol Hill that offers a diverse mix of risk management and safety net tools to benefit a wide range of farms. On April 25, the U.S.-China Economic and … Continue reading ?
The American Farm Bureau Federation sent a farm bill proposal to Capitol Hill this week that offers a diverse mix of risk management and safety net tools to benefit a wide range of farms and it saves $23 billion compared … Continue reading ?
Farm Bill- Policy Issues Erik Wasson reported yesterday at The Hill’s On the Money Blog that, “The American Farm Bureau Federation, a leading force in U.S. agriculture policy, on Monday sent Congress a revamped proposal for a five-year farm bill.” Yesterday’s update explained that, “The Farm Bureau has substantially changed its vision for the farm [...]
Congratulations to our good buddy Mace Thornton. He’s just been named Executive Director of Communications for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Here’s Mace at last year’s Agricultural Relations Council meeting. Mace just turned that gavel over at this year’s meeting. … Continue reading ?
Celebrating National Ag Day? Nebraska kicked off the day’s activities in Tecumseh, Omaha and Wayne. The crowds got to listen to some key Nebraska agriculture influencers and supporters such as Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson, State Department of Agriculture … Continue reading ?
Since taking office in January 2009, President Obama has created 621,000 jobs on a net basis. That's according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' establishment survey, which produces the non farm payrolls report. To be clear, Obama spent the beginning of his Presidency stopping the bleeding. Show More Summary
Farm Bill- Policy Issues Heather Rutz reported earlier this week at The Lima News (Ohio) Online that, “House Speaker John Boehner had lots to say about many things Tuesday during a forum with members of the Ohio Farm Bureau but little to say about the bureau’s priority legislation: a new Farm Bill. “Boehner did pledge [...]
Wheat Growers announced the 2013 Board of Directors and Delegate election results at their annual meeting. Illinois Farm Bureau President Philip Nelson was presented the Outstanding Service to Agriculture Award by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural … Continue reading ?
American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman presented Rep. Frank Lucas with AFBF’s “Golden Plow” award on Monday during Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s Annual Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City. PigCHAMP inc., continues to add to the strengths of its team by … Continue reading ?
Harvest PR & Marketing, Inc. has awarded its fifth annual Seed to Succeed nonprofit PR grant to the Partnership for Food Safety Education. Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is pleased to welcome Nathan Katzer as their new Farm Business Development Manager. … Continue reading ?
The American Soybean Association announced the regional winners of the 2013 Conservation Legacy Awards program. The American Farm Bureau Federation announced that Dale Moore will lead the organization’s public policy department. USDA reports U.S. commercial red meat production for December … Continue reading ?
Bureau Veritas Certification France has released a comprehensive Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification, which allows industry players and experts to
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is pleased to welcome Andrew Wheeler as their new Public Relations Coordinator. FCS Financial is offering up to 35 scholarships valued at $1,000 each to encourage and support higher education. Beck’s Hybrids is pleased to announce … Continue reading ?
Bureau Veritas (BV) will present Its 'Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification' at the upcoming EWEA Exhibition. Bureau Veritas will participate in the EWEA Exhibition,
Farm Bureau has announced its 2013 strategic action plan. The annual soy & grain trade summit agenda is now available. Renewable Fuels Association and the Renewable Fuels Foundation announced that Wade Hunt, Nebraska will attend the 18th Annual National Ethanol … Continue reading ?