Latest News, Opinion and Podcasts from American Farm Bureau Federation

    • Agriculture policy is off to a promising start in 2018. The American Farm Bureau Federation began the year at our 99th Annual Convention in Nashville with the theme “Transform,” because we’re committed to pushing the issues that will revitalize and transform our rural communities.

      Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:29:00 EST

    • The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released a new “My Little Ag Me” game and a new agricultural literacy display resource, the My American Farm Fair Display Kit.

      Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:16:00 EST

    • As a new year gets underway, farmers and ranchers have several victories to celebrate from 2017. Micheal Clements has more.

      Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:24:00 EST

    • American Farm Bureau Federation delegates Tuesday set forth policy priorities for 2018. Micheal Clements has more.

      Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:50:00 EST

    • Whether farmers are raising cattle in Oklahoma, milking cows in Vermont, growing fruits and vegetables in Florida, or growing corn, soybeans and wheat in America's heartland, their agricultural income depends on trade. USDA estimates that 25 percent of all U.S. agricultural production is exported, and for some commodities that percentage is even higher. Many of these trade benefits come on the back of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has helped to increase U.S. agricultural exports by more than 200 percent since 1993. Today’s article builds on recent Farm Bureau analyses of NAFTA by reviewing the share of agricultural exports to NAFTA partners by state and by commodity.

      Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:00:00 EST

    • With 2018 upon us, there are many public policy priorities Americans want to see accomplished in the new year. The development and passage of a 2018 farm bill is at the top of the list for agriculture. As the major piece of agricultural legislation, the farm bill is vital to everyone involved in the industry.

      Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:49:00 EST

    • Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention today unanimously re-elected AFBF President Zippy Duvall. Delegates also approved measures to help assure a prosperous agricultural and rural economy in the coming year and beyond.

      Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:25:00 EST

    • Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention elected members to serve as board and committee leaders for the organization.

      Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:34:00 EST

    • President Trump Tuesday offered praise to America’s farmers and ranchers and a commitment to standing together. Micheal Clements has more.

      Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:33:00 EST

    • Each year American Farm Bureau Federation brings in expert crop and livestock market specialist to provide their outlook for the upcoming year. In case you missed it, today's Market Intel provides the slides that were presented to the membership in attendance in Nashville.

      Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:45:00 EST

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