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SAN ANTONIO, January 12, 2014 - American Farm
Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Bob Stallman called on the over 5,500
members and guests attending the organization's 95th annual
convention to hold their members of Congress
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2014 -- Three of the world's largest agricultural companies filed a lawsuit to block a bill passed by the Hawaii County of Kaua'i regulating the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 - Leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees today introduced legislation that would give the president fast-track authority to put trade deals before Congress
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 - Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina, a
farm bill conferee and one of Washington's last Blue Dog Democrats, will not be
running for reelection next year, according to numerous reports
The bitter cold that has sent so much of the nation into a tizzy has apparently caused minimal problems for the agriculture sector, but could prompt some residual problems, producers say. Livestock producers, still rattled by
James Moll produced "Farmland", a documentary about six farmers and ranchers from across the United States. The funding for the film came from the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance but Moll says he had complete editorial control. The film had its debut on Thursday, April 14 at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Five of the farmers featured in the film attended the gala event.
Moll is a very high profile film maker for this type of project. He has academy award credits to his name but says he had never been on a farm until he produced "Farmland". His point of view remains understated as he says he wanted the farmers to speak for themselves and tell about their industry and affection for their livelihood and lifestyle.