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Do you have an SPCC plan?

Published Apr. 23, 2013

The May 10 deadline for farmers to have completed a Spill Prevention, Containment and Control Plan (SPCC) is quickly approaching, but EPA will not enforce this rule on farms until Sept. 30.

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Sen. Cliff Hite visiting with Farm Bureau leaders at an AGGPAC sponsored luncheon.

Building relationships one elected official, one farmer at a time

Published Apr. 23, 2013

Director of Political Education Doug Foxx discusses several events recently sponsored by AGGPAC, and shares how members can keep the lines of communication open and work toward creating stronger relationships with government officials.

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Dorman receives NIAA Presidentís Award

Published Apr. 23, 2013

Vice President of the Center for Food and Animal Issues Mike Bumgarner recognizes Dr. Leah Dorman, director of food programs, for receiving the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's 2013 President's Award.

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Farm Bureau is a part of The Agricultural Workforce Coalition.

Immigration reform bill includes solutions for agriculture

Published Apr. 24, 2013

Senior Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Yvonne Lesicko gives an update on immigration reform and the inclusion of solutions for agriculture in the recently introduced immigration reform bill.

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American Farm Bureau graphic showing how countries around the world help farmers manage risk.

As Farm Bill mark ups draw near, AFBF details Farm Bill priorities

Published Apr. 24, 2013

Yvonne Lesicko, OFBF senior director of legislative and regulatory affairs, discusses where Farm Bill progress stands.

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