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“Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” is March 4-9

In a room full of Wyoming farmers and ranchers, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed his first proclamation as Governor designating the week of March 4th as “Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week.”  “I can’t be more proud than to have Farm Bureau here,” Governor Gordon stated as he took pen to paper declaring the importance of agriculture literacy and Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation’s “Ag Books for Kids” program. “Ag is important to Wyoming,” Governor Gordon stated.  “There is a work ethic on the farm and ranch that is second to none.”

Farm Bureau Releases Strategic Action Plan Goals for 2019 – Feb. 1, 2019

The American Farm Bureau Federation today released its top public policy goals for the year. The AFBF board approved its 2019 Strategic Action Plan following delegate action during the organization’s 100th annual convention in New Orleans. AFBF will use the goals as a guide for strategic planning and grassroots activity throughout 2019. The five top issues are: 116th Congress: Build relationships to educate and work with members of Congress, with support from Farm Bureau’s grassroots leaders and lobbying programs, to promote policies that benefit farmers, ranchers and rural communities. Agricultural Labor: Enact legislation that helps farmers and ranchers meet their

Thank you

Thank you to all the farmers and ranchers of Wyoming that make this country great.  When people think about agriculture, food is the first thing that comes to mind.  Food is definitely important for life, however, farmers and ranchers provide for much more than food alone.  Your long hours and dedication are appreciated.  The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation would like to recognize you and say thank you for your work to keep agriculture strong in Wyoming!

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Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation sets policy for coming year, elects leaders – November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022—Corner crossing trespass, aging irrigation infrastructure, social governance scores, and foreign ownership of land, water and minerals were among the many topics included in policies adopted at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB).  Held Nov. 10-12, 2022 in Casper, Wyo., the meeting is an important step in the grassroots policy development process of the Farm Bureau Federation.  The need for the protection of property rights resonated through the discussions as Farm Bureau Federation members developed policy. Read Full Article

Todd Fornstrom elected to seventh term as Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation President

Nov. 14, 2022—Todd Fornstrom, of Laramie County, was elected to his seventh term as President of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) at the organization’s 103rd Annual Meeting in Casper. “Being trusted to be a representative for what I believe to be best agricultural organization in our country, if not the world, is an extreme honor,” said Fornstrom. “I’m ready to continue working for our farmers and ranchers in Wyoming.” Read Full Article

WyFB 103rd Annual Meeting Nov. 10-12, 2022 in Casper

Our Agriculture. Our Future. Chart the course for our future in agriculture by attending the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) November 10-12, 2022 in Casper. For the 103rd year in a row, farmers and ranchers will gather to participate in the grassroots policy development process and make a difference for our future. Read Full Article

Take the brakes off the accelerators to move forward – September 2022

Growing up all of our vehicles had a clutch pedal, brake pedal, accelerator pedal and some had the starter pedal that got everything going.  For those hard to start vehicles hitting the starter pedal while trying to get the accelerator pedal just right was kind of an art.  Of course, those vehicles that had all those things on the floorboard also had a choke on the dash you had to work with as well.  After you got the engine going, got it in gear and headed out, you were advised in strong language to keep your foot off the clutch Read Full Article

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