The Montana Farm Bureau is closely following the “Rural Route to the White House,” U.S. presidential election coverage produced and distributed by Agri-Pulse. The American Farm Bureau is officially the exclusive sponsor of this coverage. This effort will convey to readers Farm Bureau’s support of farmers and ranchers being informed, active and engaged in the […]
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has presented its ninth annual Book of the Year award to Susan Grigsby for “First Peas to the Table.” In this lighthearted story, a little girl, Maya, and her classmates learn about gardens and peas, as well as Thomas Jefferson’s garden at Monticello. Ainsley and Kamdyn McFarland from […] Continue reading . . .
In September 2014, AFBF requested your help in distributing within your state a survey about Big Data and related emerging technologies. Thanks to you, nearly 3,400 farmers responded to the survey and the results proved quite helpful in planning the development of further actions on the issue of Big Data. AFBF is now launching a follow-up survey […] Continue reading . . .
Zippy Duvall, President American Farm Bureau Federation Protecting Our Freedom to Farm in 2016 I am honored to begin serving alongside you all as the new president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. For almost a century, AFBF has been the leading voice of agriculture, standing up for farmers and ranchers across our great country. […] Continue reading . . .
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – With research affirming that increased transparency boosts consumers’ trust in the food they eat and how it was produced, transparency is no longer an option for farmers and ranchers, the Center for Food Integrity’s Charlie Arnot told farmers and ranchers from across the country during a workshop at the American Farm Bureau […] Continue reading . . .
ORLANDO, FLORIDA—Farms surviving from one generation to the next do not happen by accident. Instead, that success comes from a family having a clear goal for the future and a well-thought-out estate plan. That was the message of Doug Claussen, a certified public accountant at KCOE ISOM, who spoke on estate planning and growth strategies […] Continue reading . . .
ORLANDO, FLA – The Montana Farm Bureau congratulates Zippy Duvall of Georgia for being elected president of the American Farm Bureau Federation during the AFBF Annual Convention Jan. 8-13 in Orlando. Scott VanderWal of South Dakota was elected as AFBF vice president. “I have served with Zippy on the American Farm Bureau Board of Directors for […] Continue reading . . .
ORLANDO, FLA – Jennie Anderson, the winner of the Montana Farm Bureau Discussion Meet, talked about Right to Farm legislation and ag technology during two rounds of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet. Anderson was the winner of the Montana Farm Bureau YF&R Discussion Meet in November. The Discussion Meet, which […] Continue reading . . .