Friday, July 21, 2017

American Farm Bureau Federation

600 Maryland Ave SW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20024

American Farm Bureau Federation News

Poll: Chesapeake Bay residents want local and state jurisdiction over water resources

The American Farm Bureau Federation recently released the results of a poll suggesting that residents of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed want their state and local governments to have more authority over water resources than the federal government.
Read More »

American Farm Bureau Federation targets WOTUS rule in 2016 strategic action plan

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently finalized its strategic action plan for 2016, which includes priorities promoting modern agricultural practices, preserving access to biotech plant varieties, supporting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and fighting the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
Read More »

State governments must play a leading role in the future of ESA, says American Farm Bureau Federation

A recent poll reported by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) indicated considerable support for Endangered Species Act (ESA) reform.
Read More »

American Farm Bureau joins other industry groups in urging legislative solution to WOTUS flaws

The American Farm Bureau joined 54 industrial organizations in sending a letter to 11 senators who recently requested guidance on the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.
Read More »

Poll: Most Americans want Endangered Species Act overhauled

An August poll conducted by Morning Consult shows that 63 percent of Americans believe the Endangered Species Act (ESA), which was created in the 1970s, is outdated and should be revised. “The intent of the Endangered Species Act is inspiring, but results have been less so,” American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman said.
Read More »