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Farm Bureau, NASDA Seek Delay of Unlawful EPA Rule

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The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture have petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to delay the January 2017 start date of its worker protection safety rule. AFBF and NASDA cited EPA violations of federal law as well as incomplete and undelivered compliance and enforcement tools to support their petition.

CFBF Encourages Overtime Bill Action

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Take Action to Stop AB 1066 Legislators returned to Sacramento on August 1 for their last month of the legislative session. Just prior to the summer recess Assembly-member Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) took the language from AB 2757, which was defeated, and placed it into another one of her bills, AB 1066. AB 1066 contains the exact language of AB 2757. …

Ag Labor and Border Security Require Balanced Approach

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For farmers and ranchers, immigration reform must balance agriculture’s need for a dependable supply of agricultural labor with enhanced security at our nation’s border. A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation highlights those issues, but with political debate ramping up and no practical solutions on the horizon, farmers say important areas of U.S. food production are at …