Biden Plan Would Raise Farm Taxes, Says Specialist – DTN Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
President Joe Biden’s plans to raise capital gains and estate taxes would raise taxes on farmers and ranchers despite the Biden administration’s statements that farms and family businesses would be […]

Farm Bureau Urges NASS to Improve Transparency, Data Collection – DTN Jan 25, 2021

🕔Jan 25, 2021
The American Farmer Bureau Federation issued a report Thursday challenging USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service to “rebuild farmers’ trust” in the agency’s constant supply of crop and livestock data by […]

Big Issues Facing Farming in 2021 – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Farm labor, broadband and infrastructure, climate change and sustainability, and ensuring diversity in agriculture were among the biggest issues the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation and the CEO […]

Election: Farm Bureau Congrats Biden, Expresses Ag’s Priorities Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his election, and the organization encouraged Biden to take a close look at rural needs. “President-elect Biden will […]

Coronavirus: American Farm Bureau Pres. Tests Positive – DTN Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Reflecting that COVID-19 can strike anyone almost anywhere, a spokesperson for the American Farm Bureau Federation shared news Wednesday that the group’s national president, Georgia farmer Zippy Duvall, had tested […]

Agriculture Groups Speak Out on Racism – DTN Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
Racism is an excruciatingly uncomfortable topic in agriculture, which is basically 96% white in the racial makeup of American farmers, according to USDA’s Census of Agriculture. So farm groups typically […]

Ag Groups Push Back On California’s Pork Production Requirements Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Two agriculture groups last week filed a legal challenge to a California law that requires hog producers to abide by certain regulations in order to sell pork in California. The […]

Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress Dec 11, 2019

🕔Dec 11, 2019
Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation, and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who […]

China Investing in Brazil Agricultural Expansion – DTN Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
While U.S. agriculture faces more problems in the U.S.-China trade dispute, the chairman of China’s largest grain, oilseeds and food company told Brazilian agribusinesses on Monday his company, COFCO International, […]

Corn Acres Up – Soybean Acres Down for 2019 Apr 1, 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019
On March 29, USDA released the much-anticipated Prospective Plantings report revealing farmers’ intentions for planted acreage for principal crops in 2019. Based on responses to a survey conducted during the first two […]

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