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While again urging the Department of Transportation to grant agricultural haulers a waiver and limited exemption from the electronic logging device mandate, Farm Bureau in recent comments responded to the department’s efforts to provide clarity to the 150-air mile agricultural commodity exemption and the hours of service regulations.
Author: AFBA
Posted: February 23, 2018, 6:59 pm
A new effort by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture aims to educate children on where their food comes from. Micheal Clements has more.
Author: AFBA
Posted: February 23, 2018, 1:31 am
The Organic Produce Network in partnership with Nielson released 2017 figures on sales of fresh organic produce sold in grocery stores. The figures are impressive. Overall, organic fresh vegetable sales led the produce sector with $2.4 billion in sales, up 6 percent by volume and 4 percent by value from 2016. Organic fresh fruit with sales of $1.6 billion showed stronger growth, with volume and dollar sales up 12.6 percent compared to 2016.
Author: AFBA
Posted: February 22, 2018, 2:01 am

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Owner of Fulton County's only Grade A dairy says he can't imagine not raising cows.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 1:02 am
Some recent retirements have left 'mission-critical' positions vacant, says chairman for specialty growers group.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 1:00 am
With 'pushing' from teachers, parents, Nelson recalls being heavily involved in FFA, which continues to yield benefits.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 1:00 am



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