Do You Have A Buddy On The Farm? Enter Them In MFBF’s Inaugural Farm Dog Photo Contest

Do you have a farm dog that follows you around the barnyard, works alongside you, and provides constant companionship? Honor them this winter by entering them in MFBF’s Inaugural Farm Dog Photo Contest before the Dec. 15 deadline! The contest is sponsored by The Pet Food Institute and prizes will be awarded for ‘Farm Dog of the Year,’ and four separate sub-categories. To enter, please email M...
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New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference

The premier vegetable and fruit conference in the Northeast will take place December 13-17, 2021. Conference organizers have designed a high quality program with grower input, recruiting some of the most innovative farmers, educators and researchers across the northeast and beyond. $50 registration fee gains you full access to the program and 3-months access to the recordings. Each person seeki...
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Proposed Water Rule A Return To Overreaching Regulations

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. “AFBF is disappointed EPA is returning to an overly complicated interim water rule. Overreaching regulations create major permit backlogs for the federal government and result in long delays for farmers and ranchers...
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Growers Frustrated EPA Opted Against Best Science In BEs

“The best available science and data.” It’s a phrase that carries heavy weight—or at least it should, as “the best available science and data” is the standard by which a regulatory agency is charged with conducting Endangered Species Act decisions. It is also the standard on which the fate of farmers across the country and their continued ability to use vital crop protection tools hinges. Growe...
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