Farm Bureau Views

WyFB 92nd Annual Meeting – Dec. 2011/Jan. 2012

With the 92nd Annual Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation meeting in my rear view mirror, I would like to take some time to thank those dedicated members who spent their time to come represent their fellow food producers to vote and discuss policies that will direct our organization over the coming years.  We were also fortunate enough to hear from both our U.S. Senators and the Governor.  Read Full Article

Various thoughts – September 2011

Your investment in Farm Bureau helps support one of the most important industries in America and Wyoming.  Wyoming agricultural producers provide food in abundant quantities so that we don’t have to be concerned about whether we can relax on the weekends or have to worry about how the crops are doing.  Read Full Article

Expanding federal regulatory creep needs stopped – July 5, 2011

We in the West, particularly the public lands areas, have always been aware that we are on the cutting edge of efforts to try out the latest and greatest in central planning from that bastion of control, Washington, D.C.  These efforts are led by some in the federal government and others outside of federal government who would like to turn the West into a giant park. Read Full Article

The value of at large elections – December 2010/January 2011

Any way you look at it, folks who make their living in agriculture are a minority.  We may be somewhat different than other minorities, but when it comes to votes, we don’t have near enough to overturn our urban neighbors.  In that vein, I’m going to offer some unsolicited advice to another minority in Wyoming. Read Full Article

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