GMOAnswers.com responds to the toughest questions about GMOs, puts previously hard-to-find health and safety information in one place for the first time Washington, DC (July 29, 2013) – The agricultural biotechnology companies that develop genetically modified seeds — or GMOs — are coming together to launch a broad, new initiative to provide accurate information and […]
By Tracy Grondine, director of media relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation. It’s that time of year again. We are in the full swing of summer, which means backyard barbeques, baseball games and beach holidays. It also means congressional August recess. While taking time to visit your congressional member may not be as enjoyable […] Continue reading . . .
Risk Management Deadline Remains Unchanged WASHINGTON, July 11, 2013 – USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today announced an extension of the FSA acreage reporting deadline. Farmers and landowners have an additional 18 calendar days to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office with the deadline extended […] Continue reading . . .
By Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation National events this summer seem to have taken a page from a spy thriller. With accusations of government surveillance methods being used on American citizens and the media’s coverage from Hong Kong to Moscow of National Security Agency leaks, it’s easy to see why Americans would question […] Continue reading . . .
“Although Montana Farm Bureau is disappointed in some aspects of the 2013 Farm Bill (H.R. 2642) that passed the House this afternoon, it’s good that at least we have a farm bill moving toward being signed into law.” “We have worked with Congressman Steve Daines for this entire farm bill process, and thank him and […] Continue reading . . .
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 5, 2013 – Protecting farmers’ and ranchers’ right to privacy is a top priority, said the American Farm Bureau Federation, which took legal action today to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from publicly releasing personal information about thousands of farmers and ranchers and their families. EPA is expected to respond to several […] Continue reading . . .
Montana Farm Bureau Vice President Bruce Wright recently attended the annual BNSF barbeque and listening session in Fort Benton. BNSF established the event five years ago to talk directly with farmer customers about the general economy, agricultural markets, and rail transportation. Kevin Kaufman, BNSF vice president for Agricultural Commodities, led the discussion with a presentation […] Continue reading . . .
Summer is in full swing with picnics and outdoor barbeques getting into high gear. When you need a recipe for a tasty salad, cowboy bean casserole or delicious dessert, the Montana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Cookbook is the place to go. “Members of the MFB Women’s Leadership Committee have contributed to this cookbook, and […] Continue reading . . .