AG POLICY NEWS
AFBF Hits on Hot Topics
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jan 14, 2014 09:33 PM CST

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (DTN) -- Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention voted Tuesday to drop the word "amnesty" from their resolution language on immigration reform, while rejecting resolutions to change positions on raw milk sales and country-of-origin labeling.

The voting Farm Bureau members also supported a resolution to make participation in government surveys voluntary and backed a recommendation to the Farm Bureau board of directors to encourage elected representatives to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

On immigration reform, delegates struck language from their policy book opposing "amnesty programs." The group instead added language citing that "U.S. immigration policy ...

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