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AFBF slams EPA release of farmer data

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public release of farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information violates basic tenets of federal law, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) told a Minnesota federal court recently.

The EPA surprised the farming and ranching community in early 2013 when it publicly released a massive database of personal information about tens of thousands of livestock and poultry farmers, ranchers and their families in ...




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