Converse County rancher Rachel Grant discussed agriculture issues at a recent Wyoming Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Discussion Meet and earned $500 cash and a trip to San Antonio, Texas. Grant competed Nov. 16 with other young farmers and ranchers in the event held at the Wyoming Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Laramie.
Grant will represent the Wyoming Farm Bureau in the American Farm Bureau Federation Discussion Meet Jan. 11-12, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. The winner at the national level receives the choice of a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado or a 2014 GMC Sierra pickup valued at $35,000 donated by GM. The three finalists receive a Case IH Farmall Tractor, $2,500 cash and $500 in STIHL merchandise from STIHL.Full Article
Laramie— Policies dealing with livestock trespass, taxes, wildlife damages and support of the coal industry were among the many policies adopted at the 94th annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB). Held Nov. 14-16, 2013 in Laramie, Wyo., the meeting is an important step in the grassroots policy development process of Farm Bureau.
“Farm Bureau policy is founded on the protection of private property rights, constitutional government and individual freedoms,” WyFB President Perry Livingston said. “The policy discussions focused on many different issues relating to our founding principles.”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.