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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: World Food Day: Farmers Committed to Decreasing Global Hunger

The following statement regarding 2018 World Food Day can be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Farm Bureau: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Ditch the Rule

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Due to a misguided ruling by a single federal district court today, the overbroad, vague and illegal 2015 Waters of the United States Rule is now the law of the land in twenty-six states.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Dairy Revenue Insurance Available October 9 from AFBIS

A new dairy insurance service from American Farm Bureau Insurance Services will bring an extra level of support to a dairy sector that has been battered by losses over the past four years.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Gear Up for Advocacy with Farm Bureau’s Trade Toolkit

A toolkit developed by the American Farm Bureau Federation is now available to assist farmers and ranchers in their advocacy efforts on trade during the August congressional recess.
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: Farm Bureau’s Duvall Addresses National Roundtable on Lawsuit Abuse Targeting North Carolina Farms

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall today joined a special national agriculture roundtable highlighting a recent wave of nuisance lawsuits targeting North Carolina hog farm
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AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: IDEAg Group LLC Announces New Farm Bureau Financial Services Rural Lifestyle Pavilion at Minnesota Farmfest

The IDEAg Group LLC announces the new Farm Bureau Financial Services Rural Lifestyle Pavilion for Farmfest 2018. Focusing on family-friendly offerings, every attendee will have a reason to stop by!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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