National farm policy should be rewritten this year to establish a program that protects farmers from catastrophic revenue losses by using a flexible combination of fiscally responsible tools, said voting delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd Annual Meeting.
Attendees of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd Annual Meeting picked up valuable advice from Christopher Hesse on how to protect their estates. Hesse is a CPA with LarsonAllen Firm-Wide Tax Resource Group and a partner in a family farm.
Farmers need to commit their time, energy, money and best thinking if they want to stop the proliferation of federal regulations that threaten their businesses, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said at the American Farm Bureau Federation 93rd Annual Meeting.
Each year the American Farm Bureau Federation Foundation hosts a silent auction to benefit agricultural literacy at the AFBF annual meeting. This year the auction will be online.
Anyone not able to attend the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd annual meeting (Jan. 8-11) is encouraged to use social media for updates on events, speakers, awards, elections, Young Farmers & Ranchers competitions and more.
A recent report from the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service confirms what farmers have been saying for a while now: there are fewer growers, but they are producing more while using fewer chemicals and less land, labor and water.