Statement by Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Senate WOTUS Vote
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2015 -- “While the effort to send the flawed Waters of the U.S. rule back to the drawing board fell a few votes short, we applaud members of the U.S. Senate who today stood up for farmers and ranchers. While we are disappointed in today’s vote, we know this issue will remain a critical one for America’s farmers and ranchers, and we will continue our fight to protect them from federal regulatory overreach.”
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Leads Successful Efforts To Obtain Stay Of Waters Of The United States Rule
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit granted a motion that blocks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing a new rule that unlawfully expands the federal government’s regulatory reach over small streams, land and farms.
Law Family Honored as 2015 Farming Heritage Award Winner
BUCKHANNON, WV. - West Virginia Farm Bureau and the West Virginia State Fair will present the tenth annual Farming Heritage Award to the Law family of Ritchie County, West Virginia. The family operates David Law and Sons Polled Hereford Farm in Harrisville.
Farm Credit of the Virginias Contributes $10,000 to Farm Bureau Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab
Farm Credit of the Virginias Chairman Charlie Leech presented a check for $10,000 to Charles Wilfong, President of West Virginia Farm Bureau, to support the purchase of a new Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab.
First launched in 2009, the Mobile Ag Ed Science Lab travels to elementary schools across the Mountain State, teaching children about agriculture and the important roles it plays far beyond food.
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