Food Labeling Bill Hits the Senate, Farm Bureau Urges Biotech Farmers to Speak Up Now!

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FB NEWS | American Farm Bureau Federation Feb. 22, 2016-With farmers and ranchers in need of innovative tools, technologies and improved methods to meet the demand for food, the American Farm Bureau Federation strongly supports Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts’ solution to secure uniform, voluntary biotech labeling standards across the country, according to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy … Read More

2016 Photo Contest

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2016 Photo Entry: “¡Hace Frio!” The Women’s Leadership Committee of Nevada Farm Bureau is excited to announce that the 2016 Photo Contest has begun! The contest consists of four categories: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. The photo contest is open to all Nevada Farm Bureau members and their families. It includes two divisions: Youth and Adult (18+). All photos will be … Read More

Scholarship Deadline March 30th

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The Nevada Heritage Foundation is offering the Dave Fulstone Scholarship once again and is encouraging high school seniors to apply. The scholarship award is open to any student graduating from an accredited Nevada high school in 2016 and furthering their education in a course of study pertaining to agriculture. Dave Fulstone II was a past president of the Nevada Farm Bureau … Read More

2016 Cattle Industry Convention Draws Strong Crowd to San Diego; NCBA Officers Elected

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The 2016 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show wrapped up Sat., Jan 30, 2016, with the NCBA board of directors meeting. More than 6,700 attended this year’s convention to engage in grassroots policy process, hear from industry experts, and attend the expansive tradeshow. Tracy Brunner, Kansas cattle producer, was officially elected to succeed Philip Ellis as NCBA president. Brunner, … Read More

Welcoming AFBF’s Newly Elected President and Vice President

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The Nevada Farm Bureau extends a warm welcome to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s newly elected president and vice president. Delegates at the 97th AFBF Annual Convention elected Zippy Duvall to serve as the new president of AFBF and Scott VanderWal as vice president. Duvall, a broiler, cattle and hay producer from Greensboro, Ga., becomes the 12th president during AFBF’s … Read More

Stallman’s Parting Words to American Farm Bureau

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With a smile on his face and that Stallman twinkle in his eye, American Farm Bureau President, Bob Stallman stood and addressed the members who elected him for his last time today at the 97th AFBF Annual Meeting held in Orlando, Florida. Stallman boldly addressed the realities of living in a politically polarized nation, staying relevant in an ever-evolving agricultural … Read More

Meet the Candidates Running for AFBF President

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In less than a week, American Farm Bureau delegates will nominate a new president to lead our organization through the changing agriculture industry. The new president will represent farming and ranching families across the country as they work at a grassroots level to develop policy related to agriculture. The election comes in the wake of Bob Stallman’s retirement, who has … Read More

Tackling the Overpopulation of Wild Horses: How You Can Help

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Does the public understand the challenges that excess wild horses and burros pose to Western Rangelands? Do they understand just how much of their taxpayer money is going to preserve a population size that is, ultimately, not sustainable? The National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition launched a public information campaign this week to answer those questions. The campaign aims … Read More