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    Immigration enforcement-only approach a threat to farming and ranching

    March 3, 2015—The House Judiciary Committee is poised to pass a series of immigration bills that focus exclusively on enforcement, including one that would make E-Verify mandatory, which would be devastating to agriculture and the rural economies it supports, the American Farm Bureau Federation warns.Read More

    Kansas, Michigan farmers share farm bill successes at Senate Ag Committee hearing

    March 3, 2015—Testifying last week before the Senate Agriculture Committee, a Michigan fruit grower and a Kansas crop and livestock farmer told lawmakers how critical the Agricultural Act of 2014, better known as the farm bill, is to all types of farmers and ranchers. Read More

    Farmers, ranchers call on Capitol Hill to address agriculture’s needs

    Feb. 25, 2015–Nearly 500 Farm Bureau members from across America are visiting policymakers on Capitol Hill today to discuss the most pressing issues facing agriculture.Read More


     

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