Farm Bureau Leader Vows to Push for New Farm Bill

Looking ahead to a contentious political year, the American Farm Bureau Federation plans to insist lawmakers don’t leave key agricultural policies on the back burner any longer. “We need to get even louder,” said Zippy Duvall, AFBF’s president, told members during the group’s annual convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. After postponing action on a new farm bill in 2023, Congress must now make complex decisions about crop insurance, conservation programs and food assistance amid the tumult of a national presidential election.To ensure lawmakers keep their eye on the ball despite these distractions, the nation’s largest agriculture organization will need farmers to  continue demanding the legislation be a priority,

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