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New American Farm Bureau chief connects with MI growers

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Kevin Lavery
Zippy Duvall was recently elected president of the American Farm Bureau Federation.

The new president of the American Farm Bureau, Zippy Duvall, is in Michigan this week. He speaks with Current State about the farming workforce, water rights and more.

Michigan farmers are meeting in Kalamazoo today with their parent organization’s new national director. Zippy Duvall is the former head of the Georgia Farm Bureau. He was just elected president of the American Farm Bureau Federation in January.

Current State’s Kevin Lavery speaks with Duvall about issues including commodity prices, the immigration debate and more before his stop in Kalamazoo.

Kevin Lavery served as a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered before retiring in 2023.
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