2018 Wyoming Agriculture Archive

November 2018

  • 99th WyFB Annual Meeting
  • Leadership growth during the WyFB YF&R D.C. trip
  • Broadband shouldn’t be a luxury
  • Make your voice heard
  • Ag land valuation for 2019
  • YF&R news
  • “Wyoming Needs Agriculture” event a success
  • FB benefits mobile app available

October 2018

  • WyFB 99th Annual Meeting Nov. 7-9 in Sheridan
  • Fees, taxes, landlines and elections discussed at legislative meetings
  • WyFB disappointed in court decision to return grizzly bears to ESA
  • Western farmers and ranchers urge administration toward better land management policies
  • Staying in the game on WOTUS
  • Ranchers like me becoming endangered
  • Interior’s Sue and Settle order
  • Grassroots policy development at work

September 2018

  • Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018 one step closer to reform
  • Wyoming Needs Agriculture event Sept. 29
  • Membership in Farm Bureau a great deal
  • Non-management equals more and hotter fires
  • How your idea becomes Farm Bureau policy
  • Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW through ACFB
  • Wyoming State Fair photos

July/August 2018

  • Supreme Court win for Wyoming farmers and ranchers
  • Legislation would provide ag haulers some relief
  • Special Election Issue:  Primary Candidate Statements
  • Long overdue ESA reform
  • Legislative interim committee update

June 2018

  • “Ag Books for Kids” winners announced
  • Back to Our Roots USDA tour
  • WyFB hosts AFBF conference
  • WyFB scholarship winners
  • 3 truths about GMOs

May 2018

  • Interim Committee assignments
  • Sage grouse updates
  • Wolves, grizzly bears and the ESA
  • Consumer insights on food
  • Urbanites glamorize deadly bears that attack ranchers
  • FFA to YF&R
  • Century Club member recognition

April 2018

  • 2018 Wyoming Legislative Review
  • Wyoming ranchers win right to be heard to defend against grizzly bears predation
  • WyFB members represent Wyoming issues in D.C.
  • ELD waiver extended
  • Tax law changes
  • Grizzlies, guns and guile
  • Legislative Meeting photos

March 2018

  • “Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week” is March 5-10
  • Simple lies more palatable than complicated truth
  • Building on NAFTA’s success
  • FB calls for clarity on agricultural haulers
  • UW’s Rachel Derner “Sweet 16” in CDM
  • “Ag Books for Kids” contests
  • AFBF suggests modifications to NEPA compliance

February 2018

  • AFBF re-elects President Zippy Duvall, sets agenda for 2018
  • 2018 Legislative Preview
  • WyFB Legislative Meeting Feb. 28-March 1
  • Springing Outward & Upward with WyFB YF&R Conference
  • Wyoming Needs Agriculture at UW Basketball Game
  • County Farm Bureau scholarships
  • Wyoming Farm Bureau members at AFBF Annual Meeting

December 2017/January 2018

  • Todd Fornstrom elected to 2nd term as WyFB President
  • WyFB sets policy for coming year
  • G.G. and Kim Kortes receive WyFB Leadership Award
  • WyFB honors Distinguished Service Award recipients:  Carleton Perry (posthumously); Perry Livingston; and David and Judy Garber
  • Legal efforts necessary to protect agriculture
  • WyFB donates equivalent of 10,021 meals to help Wyoming families in need
  • UW Student Rachel Derner wins Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet
  • AFBF’s legal advocacy
  • Donations to foundation help provide educational forums and support legal efforts
  • WyFB Outstanding Membership Workers

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