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National Public Radio: Farmers Fight Environmental Regulations


AFBF’s Don Parrish explained American agriculture’s fight against environmental regulations.

Women in Ag: Adventure and Opportunity


In “Women in Ag: Adventure and Opportunity,” this week’s Focus on Ag column, Katie Heger wrote, “Even though men are most often pictured as the faces of farming, women are actually the fastest-growing group in agriculture. We play a vital role on our family farms, and are active in the food and agriculture conversation.”

Farmers and Ranchers Ready for Action in 2017


Farmers breathed a collective sigh of relief with President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the WOTUS rule, but we know the work is far from over on these and other issues facing America’s farmland

Farm Bureau Member Discusses ACA with President Donald Trump


Brittany Ivey, a Georgia Farm Bureau member who chairs the Stephens County Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee, was invited to participate in a discussion on the impact of the Affordable Care Act at the White House last week.

AFBF Econ Team Delivers March 2017 Crop Market Update


In his latest crop market report—Cropland Area and Production Projected Lower, Prices Higher in 2017—AFBF economist John Newton says USDA experts late last month indicated total cropland area for the eight principal crops was projected at 249.8 million acres, down 1.4 percent from 2016.

Recent Outbreaks of Strangles are a Reminder for Equine Owners to Practice Good Biosecurity


The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is using recent outbreaks of Strangles in Nevada and western Colorado to remind horse owners to be vigilant for signs of illness in their animals

How to get the most out of your Farm Bureau membership


Here are a few tips on how to get the best “bang for your buck” when it comes to your Farm Bureau membership

Governor’s office expands to assist in public lands issues


Legal Counsel for the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office or PLPCO was created through the legislature to give the PLPCO office greater access to public lands counties.

Farmers, Ranchers Ask Congress to Strengthen Safety Net


The American Farm Bureau Federation and 11 other farm and ranch groups today asked congressional budget and appropriations committees to increase funding for farm programs in the 2018 farm bill.

Merger of Secure Ag Data Repositories a Game Changer


Two pioneers in agricultural big data have merged their technology repositories.