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Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation sets policy for coming year; elects leaders – Nov. 18, 2020

November 18, 2020— The meat supply chain, state agency coordination with county entities and pandemic responses by non-elected officials were among the many topics included in policies adopted at the 101st annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB).  Held Nov. 12-14, 2020 in Casper, Wyo., the meeting is an important step in the grassroots policy development process of Farm Bureau.  The need for a competitive enterprise system, individual freedoms and protection of property rights ring through all of the discussions as Farm Bureau members develop policy. Read Full Article

Key takeaways shared on AFBF Cattle Market Working Group Report–Nov. 14, 2020

A new report unveiled late September by the American Farm Bureau Federation provides an in-depth examination of the causes and price implications resulting from extreme market volatility in the cattle industry.   Arizona Farm Bureau President Stefanie Smallhouse served on the working group.  Mrs. Smallhouse spoke to Farm Bureau members at the 101st annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation sharing her takeaways from the group’s work. Click here to view the full report.   Read Full Article

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation 101st Annual Meeting Nov. 12-14 in Casper

LARAMIE, WY–“Moving Forward with Courage & Optimism” is the theme of the 101st Annual Meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB).  The meeting will be Nov. 12-14, 2020 in Casper at the Clarion Inn at Platte River and is hosted by the Central District. “This is the most important time to assemble and be a part of the process,” said WyFB President Todd Fornstrom.  “We will be here for the long run and that is what is important about Farm Bureau.” Read Full Article

Governor Makes More COVID-19 Relief Funding Available to Businesses and Nonprofits Beginning Nov. 2 – Oct. 26, 2020

CHEYENNE, October 26, 2020 – Governor Mark Gordon has allocated remaining federal CARES Act funding to help Wyoming businesses and nonprofits with ongoing COVID-19 related losses and expenses.  The Wyoming Business Council is finalizing two new funds for the COVID-19 Business Relief Program, the Agriculture Fund and the Endurance Fund. Both funds will open on Nov. 2 and close Nov. 18. Read Full Article

WyFB 101st Annual Meeting Nov. 12-14, 2020 in Casper

“Moving Forward with Courage and Optimism” as we enter the next century of working for agriculture at the 101st annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation.  Farm Bureau’s grassroots policy development is the strength of the Federation.  Wyoming farmers and ranchers will grow the policy to the next grassroots level, the state level, at the 101st Annual Meeting Nov. 12-14, 2020.  The meeting will be at the Clarion Inn at Platte River in Casper. Read Full Article

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 Fact Sheet

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stability Act (CARES Act) and the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act authorized the funds for the original CFAP. CCC funds will be used for CFAP 2, with the exception of tobacco, which will use remaining CARES Act funds. FSA is accepting applications for CFAP 2 from September 21, 2020, to December 11, 2020. FSA_CFAP2_General_Fact Sheet-2020 Read Full Article

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