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For the second year, National 4-H Council is running its Raise Your Hand Campaign.
Author: AFBA
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:16 pm
The American Farm Bureau Federation says this week’s party-line vote on the farm bill is a standard practice for agriculture legislation. Micheal Clements has more.
Author: AFBA
Posted: April 20, 2018, 12:28 am
Data recently released by the Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification indicates that U.S. farmers and ranchers continue to demand an increasingly large number of foreign workers via the H-2A program. In the second quarter of fiscal 2018, DOL certified 80,348 H-2A positions nationally, up more than 16 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2017 when DOL certified 68,999 positions. Even more impressive, Q2 2018 position certifications are more than 150 percent higher than the same period just five years ago.
Author: AFBA
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:25 pm

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Earth Day a chance for farmers to be proud of sustainability track record but also a reminder to continue looking for ways to improve.
Posted: April 22, 2018, 1:00 am
Your recap of some of the week's top stories in the audio version of IFB's Leader Page.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:00 am
A former NCGA president, Barbre will lead Risk Management Agency.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 12:55 am



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