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Farm Bureau Continues to Help Fight Hunger Through Harvest for All Program 

Press release provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation  Farm and ranch families from across the nation donated 31 million pounds of...

Ag Groups Take on CA Climate Regulations

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Agriculture and business groups are suing California over two climate disclosure laws signed by Gov....

Commentary: A flood of specialty-crop imports hurts U.S. farmers

By Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation  Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation There is a quiet battle being...

Commentary: Precision Agriculture Tech Needs Broadband Access 

Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  By Bernt Nelson, Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation  Farming is truly a special walk...

Farmers Take Action in Washington

Originally published in July 2023 print edition. Press Release Provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation More than 150 farmers and ranchers from...
John Deere tractors

AFBF Signs Right to Repair Memorandum of Understanding with John Deere

Press Release Provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation The American Farm Bureau Federation and John Deere signed a memorandum of understanding...

American Farm Bureau Establishes 2023 Policies

New Grassroots Leaders Also Elected Press Release Provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau...
A farmer harvesting beetroot

What a Ride! Thanks to All of Our Farmers and Ag Workers This Harvest...

By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Holloway Group Fall is here, which means harvest is coming to...
Brent Reed

Brent Reed Joins Scythe & Spade As West Coast Regional Manager

Led by a Seasoned Veteran and 3rd-Generation Californian, Scythe & Spade expands their presence in the West Press Release Provided by American...

Entrepreneurs Wanted: Apply by April 29 for Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is seeking entrepreneurs to...
pork in grocery store

‘Narrow’ Ruling On Pork Law Does Not Apply To Producers

By Ching Lee Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Legal challenges by grocers, restaurants and retailers...
irrigation water

Changes to Clean Water Rule Will Hurt Family Farms

Press Release Provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation Member farmers from the American Farm Bureau Federation will participate in a roundtable...
Glyphosate molecule

Agriculture and Green Industry Groups Reaffirm Glyphosate Safety & Public Benefits Following Court Oral...

Press Release Provided By the American Farm Bureau Groups representing agricultural growers, retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals responded with strong support...
Tim and Jenny Holtermann

Agriculturalists From Kern and Sonoma Counties Win Young Farmers & Ranchers Awards

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation A Kern County couple who has expanded their almond business to include direct-to-consumer sales...
California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson, left, joins First Vice President Shannon Douglass, center, and Second Vice President Shaun Crook. Delegates to the California Farm Bureau Annual Meeting re-elected the three statewide officers at their gathering in Garden Grove

Johansson, Top Two Officers Are Re-Elected for California Farm Bureau Federation

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Butte County olive and...
Illustration of a Group of Kids Touring a Farm with Their Grandparents

New Promotional Opportunity for Agritourism Venues

Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Foundation The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is looking for orchards, pumpkin patches, corn...
cows grazing at sunset

COMMENT: Grazing Provides Important Service on Public Lands

By Zippy Duvall President, American Farm Bureau Federation Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Take a drive through the countryside in...
dry field climate change

Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance Members Testify on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change

Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation Four witnesses representing the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance’s (FACA) founding organizations and co-chairs...
family picking apples

KCFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Lindsey Mebane, President, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Over the past two years of writing the articles for this segment,...
raging wildfire

Farm Bureau Coalition Urges Support for Federal Wildfire Bill

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation With wildfires roaring through the western United States, a U.S. Senate subcommittee will...