Year: 2015

Perry Livingston elected to eleventh term as Wyoming Farm Bureau President – Nov. 14, 2015

CODY—Perry Livingston, of Sundance, was elected to his eleventh term as President of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) at the organization’s 96th annual meeting in Cody. Livingston and his family run a cow/calf operation in Crook and Weston Counties.   “We all face challenges from the county, state or federal level and we (Farm Bureau) have to be prepared to help members address those issues,” stated WyFB President Perry Livingston. “We have policy on the ground and can step in at a moment’s notice and give a member the knowledge base and direction to help them have a voice to Read Full Article

Farm Bureau Asks Supreme Court to Stop EPA Abuse of Clean Water Act Powers – Nov. 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 6, 2015 –The American Farm Bureau Federation and a coalition of agricultural and builder groups today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling that allows the Environmental Protection Agency to micromanage local land use and development decisions under the guise of implementing the federal Clean Water Act. The lower court’s ruling, according to the petition, “opens the door for a dramatic expansion of federal power” and must be overturned. Read Full Article

Federal Court orders the EPA to stop – Oct. 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2015 – “A federal court today ordered the EPA to stop enforcement nationwide of the Waters of the United States rule. The American Farm Bureau Federation is pleased the Sixth Circuit recognizes that this rule has serious flaws and cannot go forward until the courts have had an opportunity to understand its effect on farmers, ranchers and landowners of all kinds. Read Full Article

Farm Bureau: More Maps Show how EPA’s Overreach Imperils U.S. Agriculture, Housing and Industry – Sept. 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 3, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau Federation on Sept. 3 released still more maps that show how the Environmental Protection Agency intends to radically expand its jurisdiction over land use via the newly issued Waters of the United States rule. Implementation of the rule in at least 13 states was recently halted by a court in North Dakota pending further hearings. Read Full Article

“Harvest for All” event at the Sept. 26 UW Football Game

Celebrate Agriculture.  Cheer on the Pokes.  Help Fight Hunger in Wyoming.   Get a free t-shirt. Cowboy Fans headed to the University of Wyoming (UW) Cowboy Football game vs. New Mexico on Sept. 26 can check all items off this list above.  The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation has partnered with UW Sports to hold a “Wyoming Needs Agriculture/Harvest for All” event to benefit the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies (WFBR).  WFBR, Wyoming’s only food bank, serves hunger relief agencies in all of Wyoming’s 23 counties. Read Full Article

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