Retired astronaut Mark Kelly will deliver the keynote address at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2013 Annual Meeting, Jan. 13-16, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 10, 2012—The American Farm Bureau Federation on Monday sent a letter to Agriculture Committee members commending them for moving forward with its draft 2012 Farm Bill. According to AFBF President Bob Stallman, Farm Bureau places high priority on several elements in the House version, but there is room for improvement.
The Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 set the estate tax exemption at $5 million per person and the top rate at 35 percent for 2011 and 2012. But without congressional action, in 2013, the estate tax exemption will shrink to $1 million...
Europeans are coping with a new reality when it comes to purchasing eggs — prices are 67 percent higher than one year ago. Production has dropped 15 percent since a government mandate banning conventional cage house systems for hens went into effect in January.
The following statement was issued by American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman regarding the Supreme Court decision on health care on Thursday, June 28...
The Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed updates to its national air quality standards for both coarse and fine particulate matter. EPA proposed no changes to its standards for coarse particles, which include dust commonly generated by typical farming practices and driving on unpaved rural roads.
As the pace of farm activities picks up in the summer, the likelihood of accidents also increases. That means having a first-aid kit on the farm is essential, according to J.W. Schroeder, the North Dakota State University Extension Service's dairy specialist.