An editorial by John Hart - Throughout history, a spirit of innovation has characterized the United States of America. From the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the space race to the computer age, Americans have always been innovators. And innovation has always found a home on the American farm.
As far as professions are concerned, farming and ranching are among the most challenging. A new interactive online game offered by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, “The Ultimate Challenge,” delivers key lessons about agriculture while providing a fun gaming experience.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration listened to farmer and rancher concerns regarding changes to agricultural transportation regulations and commercial drivers license provisions.
An editorial by John Hart -- For some time now, the investment guru Jim Rogers has been encouraging young people not to pursue careers in high finance, but to become farmers. Rogers argues that in these times, farming is a greater path to wealth and riches than investment banking.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An updated report on the science surrounding Chesapeake Bay water quality confirms that serious and significant differences exist between the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Bay Model” and the model authored by the Agriculture Department. Left unchanged these differences could lead to farmers in the watershed paying a steep price for nutrients and sediments that have been mistakenly attributed to them, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
An editorial by Stewart Truelsen - Isn’t it about time we praised All-American food, the food we like to eat at a picnic or outdoor barbeque? We’re talking about hamburgers, hot dogs, fried chicken, sweet corn, potato salad, fresh fruit, ice cream and many other favorites.