WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2015 – “We are undertaking a thorough analysis of the final WOTUS rule to determine whether the Environmental Protection Agency listened to the substantive comments farmers and ranchers submitted during the comment period,” said American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman. “Based on EPA’s aggressive advocacy campaign in support of its original proposed rule—and the agency’s numerous misstatements about the content and impact of that proposal—we find little comfort in the agency’s assurances that our concerns have been addressed in any meaningful way.”Full Article
Wyoming Dept. of Transportation, Cheyenne--The head of the Federal Highway Administration toured WYDOT’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) in Cheyenne May 14 and discussed the need for continued federal investment in Transportation infrastructure and safety.Full Article
The Wyoming Farm Bureau welcomes Julie Johnson as the membership coordinator. Johnson began with WyFB May 26.
Julie graduated from the University of Wyoming with degrees in Agricultural Communication and Farm and Ranch Management. She has two kids (8 and 6) and is passionate about the agriculture industry. Julie enjoys hiking, being outside with her kids and dogs, writing poetry and stories and keeping up with her kids’ activities.Full Article
Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Membership Coordinator Dominique Giroux has accepted a position in Colorado. Her last day with WyFB is May 22.
“It is difficult when a valued member of your team moves on, but we wish Dominique the best in her new position,” said Ken Hamilton, WyFB Executive Vice President. “We will certainly miss Dominique’s contributions to the organization.”Full Article
The primary goal of the Wyoming Farm Bureau is to take appropriate actions to protect private property rights and help members achieve an equitable return on their investment.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is the unified national voice of agriculture working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.