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Opinion: Realigning the value of the dollar will help U.S. family farmers, ranchers

Decades of free and open trade have caused considerable harm to America’s family farmers and ranchers and rural communities. The trade deficit has ballooned to record levels, and U.S. manufacturers are struggling to compete with cheaper imports, forcing them to shutter factories that employ thousands of rural Americans. Even though agricultural exports remain high, farmers’ incomes are on the decline.


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AFBF, NFU launch Farm Town Strong to battle opioids

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and National Farmers Union leader Roger Johnson joined ranks on stage at NFU’s annual convention Sunday to build awareness of AFBF and NFU's joint campaign, Farm Town Strong (FTS), against opioid addiction in rural America.
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NFU adding health care push to fly-in efforts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2017 – In addition to usual suspects like renewable fuels and farm bill policy, members of the National Farmers Union will be dipping their toes into one of the hottest legislative pools in Washington this week: the health care debate.
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