Zippy Duvall, Pres. AFBF
This week’s Open Mic Guest is the new President of the American Farm Bureau Federation Zippy Duvall. As a representative of the nation’s largest general farm organization, Duvall says it’s important for the farm and rural voice to be heard on the national and local level. In this interview Duvall speaks to the industry’s ongoing battle to stop the EPA’s Waters of the US regulations, the need for a national voluntary labeling law and the challenging plight of the cotton industry. Duvall says the AFBF is still evaluating the text of the TPP but is ready to join the fight for greater access to global markets.
- February 4, 2016
Feature: Georgia Republican Doug Collins is one of many lawmakers that has a good deal of agricultural activity in their district that doesn't serve in the House Agriculture Committee. In this video, he talks with Agri-Pulse about how he still represents his district's agricultural interests in Congress and why he made the jump from pastor to politician.