Gray Wolf Ruling a Blow to Endangered Species Act Goals – February 10, 2022

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented February 10th on a District Court ruling to return the gray wolf to the endangered species list.

“AFBF is extremely disappointed in the ruling to return the gray wolf to the endangered species list. The gray wolf exceeded recovery goals and should be celebrated as an Endangered Species Act success story. The ESA is intended to promote species recovery and delisting, not to impose permanent protected status for animals that are now thriving. Today’s ruling ignored ESA goals and threatens recovery efforts for other animals. (more…)

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarship opportunities

February 1, 2022— The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarship deadline is March 1, 2022.  Nine college scholarships totaling $5,500 are offered each year to support Wyoming youth.  Scholarships are available for high school graduates and for those students who are continuing their college education.  Applications are available at wyfb.org; click on the education tab.  For questions, contact Diane “Dee” Brewer at 307.721.7719 or [email protected]. (more…)

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Legislative Meeting March 1-2 in Cheyenne

February 1, 2022— Legislative agriculture issues will be presented at the 2022 Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) Legislative Meeting.  The meeting will be March 1-2 at the Little America Hotel & Resort in Cheyenne.  Held annually to coincide with the legislative session, the meeting provides Farm Bureau Federation members the opportunity to meet with their legislators one-on-one and hear about current issues. (more…)

Farm and Ranch Conference January 21-22, 2022 in Deadwood, South Dakota

Hosted by Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) and South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Committees

 “Building Bridges and Growing Generations” is the theme for a Farm and Ranch Conference, Jan. 21-22, 2022, at The Lodge in Deadwood, South Dakota. Sessions will take place on Succession Planning and Healthy Family Relationships, Soil Health, Entrepreneurship and Political Engagement over the two-day event. (more…)

UW Athletics and WyFB talk agriculture

The video, oh the video… if you were at the October 16 UW football game you might have seen a shortened version of this video as it played on the scoreboard during the game. In case you missed it…we now have an extended version of the interview to share. Laramie County Farmer and WyFB President Todd Fornstrom talks with the Voice of the Cowboys Dave Walsh and UW Athletics Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin McKinney about the importance of agriculture to Wyoming as part of the Wyoming Needs Agriculture event hosted by the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation. #FarmBureauProud #WyomingNeedsAgriculture #GoPokes

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation members donated the equivalent of 11,480 meals to help Wyoming families in need – November 23, 2021

Nov. 23, 2021–Wyoming families facing hunger received a boost mid-November with the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Committee “Harvest for All” project.  The 19th annual fund drive and raffle to benefit the Food Bank of Wyoming (formerly known as the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies) raised $2,870 which is the equivalent of 11,480 meals for Wyoming families. (more…)

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