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- Farm Bureau grassroots effort continues with AFBF Resolution Committee
- Growing Together: 2013 County Farm Bureau Outreach Highlights
- OFBF working on helping members deal with the Affordable Care Act
- An update on farm nutrient legislation
- Farm bill could be finished in January
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The proposal seeks to address worries about animal welfare and other ethical concerns related to use of cloning, the commission, the 28-nation EU’s executive arm in Brussels, said today. Cloning for now is so expensive that its use for food production isn’t viable, according to the agency.
The Report shows that over half (56 per cent) of the companies reviewed in 2013 had published formal farm animal welfare policies (compared to 46 per cent in 2012) and 41 per cent (compared with just 26 per cent in 2012) had published objectives and targets for farm animal welfare.
Their alliance reflected a more than five-decade relationship between rural and urban lawmakers that made farm bills possible, a kind of model for how Congress, through compromises and trade-offs, can find majorities for legislation that primarily benefits minorities or narrower interests.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that Congress may need to pass a one-month extension of the 2008 farm bill to make sure milk prices don’t rise.