WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 – President Donald Trump today signed two new executive actions to boost immigration enforcement – including an order to begin construction of the promised wall -- but that has some in the farming sector on edge because of the industry’s reliance on foreign labor.
Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, said he0s encouraged by the priorities of the president-elect and members of congressional leadership, many of which line up with AFBF0s policy portfolio
Congressional Republicans are preparing to move a broad overhaul of the tax code that would have significant implications for farmers. A House GOP proposal could raise the cost of fuel but wipe out the federal estate tax and lower income tax rates while allowing farmers and ranchers to immedia
A farmworker safety rule scheduled to go into effect Jan. 1 needs to be delayed a year because EPA has not told states how to implement it, the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Association of State Departments of Agriculture said today.