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
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
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
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
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
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
Facebook.com belonged to a corporate directory company called AboutFace, while FB.com belonged to the American Farm Bureau.
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
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
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
Bureau of Land Management wants to shake up the rules on wind farm approvals.
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
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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A new poll from Morning Consult shows most voters favor fair trade. Which is something the American Farm Bureau Federation said all candidates should keep in mind as a congressional vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement comes closer to reality. Show More Summary
Farmers’ Almanac and American Farm Bureau Federation are partnering together to recognize three farmers or ranchers as “Farmer’s Almanac Farmer of the Year.” The 200th Collector’s Edition of 2017 highlights the hard work and dedication of farmers who bring food to our tables. Show More Summary
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has asked the USDA to provide emergency assistance for the nation’s dairy farmers. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, AFBF President Zippy Duvall said AFBF supported a recent request from 61 members of Congress asking USDA to provide emergency assistance. Show More Summary
The Fresno County Farm Bureau crop report turned heads, putting the value of mandarins produced in the region in 2015 at $197.6 million, a 171% increase from the $72.8 million the previous year. “Spectacular, isn’t it?” Fresno County Farm Bureau executive director Ryan Jacobsen said of the report. “I actually had to verify with the commissioner that that number was correct.”
Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt talked to the Missouri Farm Bureau last Friday, and was asked why he is underwater in his approval ratings with voters in the state. His answer? It's the voters' fault. I guarantee you if you knew what...Show More Summary
The labor shortage in agriculture has prompted Western Growers Association and the American Farm Bureau Federation to buck political headwinds by joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups in a new push for immigration legislation.