Furniture Row Racing, which is spearheading the Farm American program,announced that the team's No. 78 NASCAR Chevrolet will showcase the Farm American colors for the first time this season at this weekend's Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race (April 7-9) at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is encouraging its members to donate to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund in support of Japan relief efforts, following the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami that has overwhelmed the country.
Americans are experiencing sticker shock at the gas pump these days, but high fuel costs are hitting America’s farmers and ranchers especially hard. According to testimony presented on March 31, by the American Farm Bureau Federation, government figures show farmers this spring will pay almost 85 percent more than they paid in 2000 just to plant their crops.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) unexpectedly filed an amendment to S. 493, the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technical Transfer Reauthorization Act that would pre-empt the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.