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Celebrating the Miracle of Agriculture

7/20/2017

I invite those not involved in agriculture to take some time and visit with those farmers and ranchers there and in your communities, to see how it takes all of us to get food on our tables.

Fireworks and Your Family’s Safety

7/20/2017

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July.

No Clowning Around

7/20/2017

Rodeo clowns play an integral role in the entertainment of the fans, and more importantly, to the safety of the cowboys participating in this high adrenaline sport

Farm Bill Math Updated in New Congressional Budget Office Baseline

7/18/2017

These projections identify expected outlays for farm bill program spending, assuming existing programs continue without changes, and will serve as an indicator of program spending available to Congress as crafting of the 2018 farm bill kicks into higher gear.

U.S. House Passes Western Water Legislation: Includes Water Rights Protection Act

7/17/2017

The Water Rights Protection Act reaffirms the existing principle of federal law that recognizes the ability of states to confer water rights and acknowledges that the federal government will respect those lawfully acquired rights.

Bloomberg: Trump’s Rural Broadband Plan is Essential for Agriculture

7/17/2017

Without broadband, farmers could “potentially lose days of planting and harvesting.

USA Today: Japan-EU Trade Deal Grates on U.S. Cheese Plans

7/16/2017

How will a new trade deal between the European Union and Japan will likely affect exports of U.S. dairy products, particularly cheese?

Pruitt, Zinke Visit State Farm Bureau Presidents

7/11/2017

Two high-ranking Trump administration officials – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke – made guest appearances Tuesday morning in Washington during AFBF’s Council of Presidents.

Farm Bill Math Updated in New Congressional Budget Office Baseline

7/11/2017

The next farm bill could be required to be budget neutral, meaning any increase in spending in one part of the bill would require a decrease in spending elsewhere in the bill

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