AFBF outlines Farm Bill priorities
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill include protecting current funding levels and prioritizing risk management tools, AFBF President Zippy Duvall said last week.
With farm bill hearings expected to resume again later this year, AFBF outlined more than 60 priorities identified by a working group of Farm Bureau members and staff. Farm Bureau delegates from across the country will consider and give final approval to the priorities during the AFBF annual convention in January, Duvall noted.
“The farm bill is the most significant piece of legislation that affects farmers and ranchers across the country,” said Duvall. “Since enactment of the 2018 farm bill, farmers have faced significant challenges from market volatility, increased input costs and devastating natural disasters. We look forward to working with Congress to ensure the...
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