The House is expected to vote soon on legislation that includes a number of tax provisions for farmers and rural America. The American Farm Bureau Federation is urging the House to pass the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act. In a letter sent to members of the House, AFBF President Bob Stallman called for prompt passage of the bill to reinstate many tax provisions that expired at the end of 2009.
The American Farm Bureau Federation and 48 other farm groups have joined together in urging the Senate to adopt a resolution that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act without prior congressional approval.
North Dakota Farm Bureau member benefit provider Land's End is running a special promotion May 18-21. Lands' End offers outfitting ideas that fit the way you work. As a Farm Bureau member, you'll always save 10 percent on product and logo fees. Plus there's no minimum to buy.
The following statement was issued yesterday afternoon by American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman: The effects of climate legislation are real and substantial. For that reason, the American Farm Bureau Federation will continue to evaluate the American Power Act, the climate change bill introduced today by Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and John Kerry (D-Mass.), for its effect on farmers and ranchers.
North Dakota State University College Farm Bureau recently elected officers for the 2010-11 school year. The officers are responsible for conducting meetings, organizing events and directing the implementation of policy development activities of the CFB membership.
an editorial by Cyndie Sirekis - A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle (“Battle Over Slow Food Heats up in Heartland“) highlighted our nation’s agricultural diversity. The article illustrated how the “tiny but fast-growing” number of farms that sell local and grow organic food contrast with “commodity farms that make up the great bulk of production and sell into a global food chain.”