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Guebert testimony April 2016
Testifying on behalf of the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Illinois Farm Bureau, IFB President Richard Guebert encouraged Congress to help farm and ranch families endure what observers agree will be a difficult year.

    Farmers and ranchers need government support, not opposition, Farm Bureau tells Congress

    April 27, 2016 – Low commodity prices, tightening credit, expensive land and rising costs for expenses such as seed and fertilizer will lead to financial losses for many farmers and ranchers this year, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr. told a House subcommittee today.Read More

    Farm Bureau calls for action on the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act

    April 27, 2016—With soaring health insurance premiums preventing many farmers, ranchers and other small business owners from providing—and their employees from obtaining—health care coverage, Farm Bureau and more than 55 other organizations are urging the House Ways and Means Committee to advance the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act.Read More

    Labor visa backlogs threaten 2016 crops, Farm Bureau calls for action

    April 21, 2016 – Agency delays in processing visas for workers who tend and harvest America’s food crops are fast approaching crisis proportions, all but guaranteeing that crops will rot in the field on many farms this year, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall said today.Read More


     

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