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A Spark of Optimism for Ag Labor Reform

By Kevin Rogers Farmers and ranchers need a reliable workforce to produce food for America. And they accept that most of the workers they need come from other nations. It has been a long time coming, but U.S. lawmakers are … Continue reading

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Good News For Holiday Food Shopping… Food Prices Down!

This quarter’s Stretch Your Dollar menu and recipes are available on fillyourplate.org   Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are down in the third quarter of 2012, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal … Continue reading

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Arizona Farm Bureau Applauds the Department of Labor’s Decision to Withdraw Overreaching Child Labor Proposal

The Labor Department on Thursday announced in a statement that it was withdrawing proposed rules that would have prevented many young people from working in agriculture. Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers is encouraged by the administration’s decision. “We applaud the administration’s … Continue reading

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Food Prices Down Slightly in the First Quarter of 2012

This quarter’s Stretch Your Dollar menu and recipes are available on fillyourplate.org Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are down slightly in the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal … Continue reading

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Farmers, Ranchers Contribute to Needy Families Across America

The farm and ranch families of American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) last year raised more than $556,273 and donated more than 10 million pounds of food to assist hungry Americans as part of Farm Bureau’s “Harvest for All” program through Feeding America. Combined, the monetary and food donations provided nearly 13 million meals.

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