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Farm Bureau Endorses Bill to Sink Controversial WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015— The American Farm Bureau Federation today asked Congress to pass legislation ordering the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the controversial “Waters of the United States” proposal.

In a letter copied to all members of Congress, AFBF President Bob Stallman wrote that the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 represents an opportunity for Congress to take “the first important step toward resolving this issue fairly.”
Read more: Farm Bureau Endorses Bill to Sink Controversial WOTUS Rule
Applicants Sought for Farming Heritage Award

BUCKHANNON, WV. – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Farming Heritage Award, sponsored by West Virginia Farm Bureau and the State Fair of West Virginia.

The Farming Heritage Award will be presented to a family striving to maintain its rural lifestyle by contributing to the community, acting as role models, dedicating time to efficient agricultural production and maintaining the upkeep of their farm through generations.
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Learn to write grants to support local foods with help from USDA, WVU and WVSU Extension Service

Learn to write grantsLearn how to understand, develop, write and submit federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program. Sessions will take place in April at locations in Morgantown and Charleston.
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Farm Bureau Donates to Ronald McDonald Houses to observe “Food Check-Out”

Ronald McDonald HouseBUCKHANNON, WV – “Food Check-Out” is West Virginia Farm Bureau’s annual celebration of the affordable, safe and plentiful food grown by America’s agriculture community. To mark the observance, county Farm Bureaus collect non-perishable foods and paper goods as well as monetary donations to support three Ronald McDonald Houses in West Virginia.
Read more: Farm Bureau Donates to Ronald McDonald House
Farm Bureau Says HB 2688 Represents Gains for West Virginia Land and Mineral Owners

BUCKHANNON, WV: Following a series of meetings with the Independent Oil and Gas Association; National Royalty Owners; West Virginia Land and Minerals; West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and West Virginia Royalty Owners, West Virginia Farm Bureau has endorsed House Bill 2688, which deals with pooling/unitization of interests in drilling units in connection with all horizontal oil and gas wells in West Virginia.
Read more: Farm Bureau Says HB 2688 Represents Gains

Charleston, W.Va. – Nominations for induction into the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame (WVAFHF) are now being accepted. The WVAFHF is devoted to honoring individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions and foundations who have helped make this nation great through outstanding contributions to the establishment, development, advancement or improvement of the agricultural, forestry and/or family life of West Virginia.
Read more: WV Agriculture Accepting Nominations

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10/14/2014 - Registration starts at 8:30. Days Hotel, Flatwoods WV. For more info call Steve Butler, 8 ...

Monroe Co FB Annual Meeting

10/16/2014 - 6:30 PM. Greenville Community Center.. For more info call Don Dransfield 304-772-3624 ...

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10/28/2014 - Tyler County Fairgrounds, at 6 PM. For more info call Jim Hileman 304-758-4345. ...

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2015 Legislature Update

WV State SealThe Fiftieth Day of the Legislature – March 4, commonly referenced as “Crossover Day,” was the last day to consider bills on third reading in their house of origin.  Accordingly, many bills have been dropped from our weekly watch lists since they died in their house of origin.
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