AG POLICY NEWS
AFBF, UFW Ramp Up Efforts
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Fri Oct 25, 2013 04:14 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Both the American Farm Bureau Federation and the United Farm Workers are intensifying their lobbying on immigration reform as President Barack Obama ramped up the pressure on Congress to pass a comprehensive bill and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte pushed backed.

Nearly 100 American Farm Bureau Federation leaders and members from Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio will arrive in Washington Tuesday to advocate congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform, Farm Bureau said Friday.

United Farm Workers Vice President Giev Kashkooli, who was invited to be with Obama Thursday when the president delivered his ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Vilsack on Future of Farming
Washington Insider -- Friday
Ag Policy Blog
Kansas Points Out CWA Flaws
Washington Insider -- Thursday
Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Ag Policy Blog
Sustainable Fertilizer Work
Todd's Take
Washington Insider -- Tuesday