Legislative issues and current agriculture issues will be presented at the 2016 Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Legislative Meeting. The meeting will be Feb. 25-26 at the Holiday Inn in Cheyenne. Held annually to coincide with the legislative session, the meeting provides Farm Bureau members the opportunity to meet with their legislators one-on-one and receive updates on current issues. Full Article
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, January 11, 2016—The breadth, vagueness and punitive nature of many environmental laws provide challenges and uncertainty for farmers, ranchers and other property owners when it comes to navigating today’s environmental landscape in their farming and ranching activities. Full Article
ORLANDO, FLORIDA, January 10, 2016 – Members of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee elected Cole Coxbill of Goshen County, Wyoming, as the committee’s chairman for 2016. He will take over as chairman in February, at the end of the committee’s leadership conference, and serve for one year. He will also serve a one-year term on the AFBF board of directors. Full Article
“Wyoming Needs Agriculture” Day is coming to a University of Wyoming Cowboy Basketball game on Feb. 24, 2016 and the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) is proud to sponsor the game day event. The Cowboys play San Diego State University with tip-off at 8 p.m. in Laramie. Fans are encouraged to visit the WyFB booth prior to the game.
Promoting Wyoming farmers and ranchers and Farm Bureau’s “Harvest for All” program will be the premier focus of the event. Cowboy fans are asked to bring a canned food item or two to donate to the Farm Bureau “Harvest for All” program. Canned goods and monetary donations will be collected at the WyFB booth on the concourse of the Arena Auditorium. 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.