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High-speed internet access is needed to improve the sustainability of rural America. Chad Smith has more.
Author: AFBA
Posted: July 23, 2019, 10:32 pm
Agricultural research, whether it’s conducted here in the United States or abroad, has forever transformed the landscape of farming. From the hybridization of plant species and the production of biofuels to the utilization of precision agricultural technologies, when countries invest in agricultural research, the world benefits.
Author: AFBA
Posted: July 23, 2019, 9:45 pm
The federal government’s announcement today of plans to expand and expedite the deportation of undocumented workers prompted a forceful call for guest-worker reforms by AFBF President Zippy Duvall.
Author: AFBA
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:51 pm

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Survey results will impact programming for the AFBF Women's Communications Boot Camp.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 1:00 pm
USDA's Crop Progress report released Monday ranked 4% of Illinois' corn as excellent as of July 21.
Posted: July 22, 2019, 4:30 pm
Farmers used Seed Advisor across 100,000 acres in Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota last year and boosted yields by an average of 9.1 bushels per acre.
Posted: July 22, 2019, 12:00 pm



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