Cost of Summer Cookout Down Slightly From 10-Year High

Celebrating the 4th of July with a cookout will cost significantly more than two years ago, although prices have fallen slightly from record highs in 2022. Families will pay $67.73 to host an Independence Day cookout with 10 family members or friends, based on the 2023 American Farm Bureau Federation marketbasket survey. The $67.73 grocery …

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AFBF Encourages FMMO Hearing; Recommends Specific Reforms

The American Farm Bureau Federation submitted multiple recommended reforms of Federal Milk Marketing Orders today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and encouraged the department to move forward with a long-overdue hearing on federal milk pricing. The goal is to modernize milk pricing, protect dairy farmers from unfair treatment and ensure consumers have access to …

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Congress Calls for Repeal of 2023 WOTUS Rule

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on the Senate passage of a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval of the 2023 Waters of the U.S. Rule. “AFBF applauds Senators for coming together to repeal the 2023 WOTUS rule. Today’s bipartisan vote under the Congressional Review Act follows a similar effort in the …

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AFBF President Zippy Duvall Talks about What Farm Bureau wants in the Farm Bill and what is expected in 2023

At the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, Farm Director KC Sheperd caught up with American Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall to talk about this year’s cost of Thanksgiving dinner, obstacles they have faced this year, and what they would like to see in the 2023 Farm Bill. Duvall says it seems like every year the …

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