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“Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” is March 1-6

“Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” is March 1-6 “It is our goal through our ‘Ag Books for Kids’ program to educate students about where their food comes from and what their life may be like without agriculture,” said Raenell Taylor during the formal proclamation signing for “Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” 2021.  “We can do this through agriculture related books and getting them into the classrooms to share the importance of agriculture.” Read Full Article

Farm Bureau Establishes 2021 Policies – January 14, 2021

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 102nd Annual Convention adopted policies on January 14 to guide the organization’s work in 2021. Key topics ranged from farm diversity to farm labor and dairy policy to livestock marketing. For the first time in AFBF history, delegates met and voted virtually due to COVID-19. Read Full Article

Strengthening our Roots- WyFB YF&R Conference Jan. 15-16, 2021

By Kailey Barlow, WyFB YF&R Committee Member 2020 has been a year of uncertainty and it doesn’t seem like 2021 is going to start any differently.  That has made planning the 2021 Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer and Rancher Conference a challenge, but even with the uncertainty of the world, there are a few things that hasn’t changed.  One of those things that hasn’t changed is that farmers and ranchers are continuing to work hard, day in and day out, to produce quality food for the consumers, locally, nationally, and globally.  The 2021 Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer Read Full Article

Wyoming’s Congressional Delegation all receive Friend of Farm Bureau Award – Dec. 14, 2020

United States Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Congresswoman Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., were each named a “Friend of Farm Bureau” for the 116th Congress for their support of America’s farmers and ranchers and food security for consumers.  This award, presented by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), is given at the end of each Congress to lawmakers who have supported Farm Bureau’s position on policy issues as demonstrated by their voting records.  The individual voting records on Farm Bureau priority issues in 2020 included trade, disaster relief, COVID-19 aid, and broadband, among others. Read Full Article

WyFB YF&R Rifle Raffle Winner Announced – Dec. 4, 2020

And the WyFB YF&R Rifle Raffle winner is… Tim Beck, of Big Horn County, is the winner of the WyFB Young Farmer & Rancher Rifle Raffle.  Beck, following a background check, will receive a WyFB Centennial Commemorative Henry Golden Boy .22LR.  The rifle has a special serial number “WYFBYFR2020.” Read Full Article

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation members donated the equivalent of 5,971 meals to help Wyoming families in need – Nov. 24, 2020

CASPER, Nov. 24, 2020–Wyoming families facing hunger received a boost mid-November with the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Committee “Harvest for All” project.  The 18th annual fund drive and raffle to benefit the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies raised $1,492.77 which is the equivalent of 5,971 meals for Wyoming families. Read Full Article

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