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Checkoff-Funded Beef Quality Assurance Program’s  Online Certification Option Reaches Major Milestone

CENTENNIAL, CO (Jan. 14, 2019) – More than 50,000 cattle producers have been certified through the Beef Quality Assurance program’s new online learning system since it was first offered in February 2017. Throughout the country hundreds of thousan... Read More

Trump promotes his trade policies to farmers after AF1 delay

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday left a city shut down by a funding dispute with Congress and the year's first snowfall to promote his trade policies and the new farm law at a farm convention in Louisiana. Trump arrived just o... Read More

Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Statement on President Trump’s Speech to the American Farm Bureau Convention

Today, former Louisiana Congressman and Tariffs Hurt the Heartland spokesman Charles Boustany (R, LA-03) released the following statement from New Orleans on the President’s speech to the Farm Bureau’s annual convention. Tariffs Hurt the Heartlan... Read More

K-State to host Junior Swine, Meat Goat Days in March

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University will host two junior producer days to help youth increase their knowledge about livestock production and management. The Junior Swine Producer day is set for March 9, and the Junior Meat Goat Producer da... Read More

Bill to help Northport Irrigation District signed into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump on Thursday evening signed H.R. 4689, legislation championed by Congressman Adrian Smith and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer to rollback outdated regulations negatively affecting ag producers in the Ne... Read More

WATCH LIVE: President Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Convention

President Donald Trump addresses the American Farm Bureau’s 100th Annual Convention, in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the second-straight year that the president makes an appearance at the Farm Bureau event. The president spoke last year at... Read More

Nominations Open for 2019 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award

Nominate a deserving pig farmer by March 10 DES MOINES, IOWA – Jan. 14, 2019 – The National Pork Board is accepting nominations for its 2019 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award through Sunday, March 10, at americaspigfarmer.com. The a... Read More

ASA appreciates inclusion of ag in EU trade talks

As the U.S. begins prepping for trade negotiations with the European Union (EU), the Trump Administration is demanding agriculture be on the table. U.S. law requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to publish objectives 30 days prior to negotiat... Read More

Farm Bureau Gives Agricultural Trade Outlook for 2019

NEW ORLEANS, January 13, 2019 – American Farm Bureau Federation policy experts gave an overview of the issues expected to affect farmers and ranchers in 2019 in a workshop at the organization’s 100th Annual Convention. David Salmonsen, senior ... Read More

ASA Appreciates USTR’s Inclusion of Ag in EU Trade Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C.- As the U.S. begins prepping for trade negotiations with the European Union (EU), the Trump Administration is demanding agriculture be on the table. U.S. law requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to publish objectives 30 day... Read More

UK farmers urge lawmakers to avoid no-deal Brexit

Britain’s farming unions have urged lawmakers to avoid having Britain leave the European Union without a deal, arguing that such an exit could have a catastrophic impact on the nation’s food and farming sector. The four unions wrote to British... Read More

Trump to Address Farm Bureau Convention

President Donald Trump will address the American Farm Bureau’s 100th Annual Convention on Monday, January 14th, in New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s the second-straight year that the president will make an appearance at the Farm Bureau event. The c... Read More

Supreme Court to Hear Case Over Stores' Food Stamp Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hear an appeal from a group representing food retailers to prevent the release of information about the federal food stamp program to a South Dakota newspaper. The justices say they'll review an a... Read More

Iowa “Ag-Gag” Law Struck Down in Court

A federal judge struck down Iowa’s “Ag-Gag Law.” The law prevents journalists and advocacy groups from taking part in undercover investigations of farms, slaughterhouses, and other agricultural facilities. The law, passed in 2012, is called the... Read More