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Tag Archives: American Farm Bureau Federation

DELEGATES ADOPT IFB PROPOSALS

Voting delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention addressed several Illinois Farm Bureau priority issues. Submittals relate to farm policy, Conservation Reserve Program, seed protection, property rights, conservation issues and more. (FarmWeekNow.com)

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DUVALL: STAY UNITED, LOOK TO THE FUTURE

During his address at the 99th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention on Sunday, AFBF President Zippy Duvall encouraged members to remain united, engaged and focused on the future. “These are challenging times for us. The farm economy is bad. And farmers in several states are hurting from terrible fires, hurricanes …,” Duvall said. “But… read more

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POTUS COVERAGE

AFBF will be the exclusive sponsor of 2015 and 2016 U.S. presidential election coverage produced and distributed by Agri-Pulse. Branded by Agri-Pulse as the “Rural Route to the White House,” this effort will convey to readers Farm Bureau’s support of farmers and ranchers being informed, active and engaged in the U.S. presidential election process.

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IMMIGRATION REACT

President Barack Obama’s immigration initiative will not help America’s farmers deal with the real labor challenges they face, AFBF President Bob Stallman said in a statement issued Thursday night. “Our nation loses millions of dollars in fruit and vegetable production every year because farmers cannot find labor to harvest everything they grow. This order will… read more

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