American Farm Bureau Convention

Chinn: Farmers show up and make sure your voices are heard

· January 11, 2018

“The world truly is led by those who show up,” Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn told over 750 attendees this week at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville. Chinn challenged members of the audience to say yes when opportunities arise, otherwise others may tell your story […]

Farmers share ups, downs of organic farming at Farm Bureau

· January 10, 2018

Organic farming was up for discussion this week at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show where a panel of Farm Bureau members shared their challenges and rewards in choosing to farm organic. Panelist Tom Schwarz, an organic farmer from Bertrand, Nebraska, who currently serves on AFBF’s Organic and Direct Marketing […]

Trump: We are putting an end to regulatory assault on farming

· January 9, 2018

President Donald Trump went straight to work for rural America Monday at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention, unveiling a major initiative designed to strengthen an economy that has lagged urban areas in recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-2012. Trump signed two executive orders that fund and streamline the expansion of rural […]

Young farmers & ranchers win big at Farm Bureau Convention

· January 9, 2018

Young farmers and ranchers from around the country showed off their skills this week at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show.  The Achievement Award, which recognizes young farmers and ranchers who have excelled in their farming or ranching operations and exhibited superior leadership abilities. Participants are evaluated on a […]

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