Twenty-six Montana Farm Bureau members were among the 5,500 farmers and ranchers nationwide who traveled to Atlanta for the 92nd American Farm Bureau Annual Convention January 9-12 in Atlanta, GA. Members participated in young farmer and rancher activities, attended educational sessions, enjoyed hearing from Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe and heard the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture [...]
Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation Regarding President Obama’s Executive Order on Regulatory Reform WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2011—“The American Farm Bureau Federation welcomes the President’s focus on reforming the regulatory process. Today, farmers, ranchers, and countless other business owners face a long list of federal requirements that are eroding their bottom [...] Continue reading . . .
View photos of MFBF members attending the 2011 AFBF Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia January 8-11, 2011. Continue reading . . .
ATLANTA, January 12, 2011—Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Meeting voted to maintain a strong farm income safety net and urge greater oversight of regulatory actions by the Environmental Protection Agency. As Congress prepares to draft a new farm bill later this year and in 2012, the delegates reiterated their support for extending [...] Continue reading . . .
ATLANTA—The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) applauds the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) for filing a lawsuit in federal court to halt the Environmental Protection Agency’s pollution regulatory plan for the Chesapeake Bay. “We all want a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay,” said AFBF President Bob Stallman. “This lawsuit is about how we get there. [...] Continue reading . . .