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Young & Laramore Gets Lucky for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

The effort acts as an extension of the brand's previous "Stop Knocking on Wood" campaign and retains that tagline.

Enter the AFBF #iAdvocate Photo Contest

The American Farm Bureau Federation is inviting farmer and a ranchers to advocate for agriculture with the newly launched #iAdvocate campaign.  To participate, message a picture of yourself holding a white board or sign with the hashtag to the Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Facebook page, along with a brief description of what you’re doing. Show More Summary

WOTUS, Biotech, Trade Top Farm Bureau’s 2016 Strategic Plan

Farm Bureau’s strategic action plan for 2016 includes several key issues for agriculture, including the government’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) action, protecting farmers’ rights to use biotechnology and trade issue. This news...Show More Summary

A Zippy 500th ZimmCast

We wanted our 500th ZimmCast to be something special so we felt it appropriate to spotlight the new president of the American Farm Bureau Federation who has a name that is sure to be unforgettable – Zippy Duvall of Georgia. Yes, Zippy is a nickname, one that Duvall has had from infancy, although he is proud that he has two... Read More

Federal Grants Workshop at #AFBF16

Navigating the federal grant system was the topic of a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show. Decisions about whether to a farm or agribusiness can or should apply for a federal...Show More Summary

AFBF Patriot Project

The Farm Bureau Patriot Project, a mentoring program that connects military veterans interested in agricultural careers with experienced farmers and ranchers to help them develop professional networking and business planning skills, was a featured workshop during the AFBF 97th Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show this week in Orlando. Show More Summary

Meet The Farmers That Support The EPA’s Clean Water Rule

Agribusinesses and the American Farm Bureau say farmers hate the EPA's Waters of the United States Rule. These farmers respectfully disagree. The post Meet The Farmers That Support The EPA’s Clean Water Rule appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Farm Bureau Names ‘First Peas to the Table’ as Ag Book of Year

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has named Susan Grigsby’s “First Peas to the Table” as its Book of the Year. The book tells the tale of how a little girl, Maya, and her classmates learn about gardens and peas, as well as Thomas Jefferson’s garden at Monticello. “I am so happy that, thanks to this recognition from the... Read More

Meet the New @FarmBureau President and VP

A good crowd of ag media reporters stayed to the bitter end of the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Orlando Tuesday evening to hear from the new president and vice president of the organization. Zippy Duvall, who served as president of Georgia Farm Bureau for nine years, is the 12th president of AFBF, chosen in the first open election... Read More

Zippy Duvall Elected New @FarmBureau President

Georgia Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall has a new job after a three ballot election at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Orlando. Duvall, a third generation dairy farmer who currently maintains a 300 head beef cow herd, defeated three other candidates to be elected as president of the nation’s largest farm organization. Show More Summary

GMO Convert at #AFBF16

Anti-GMO activists turned advocate Mark Lynas shared his conversion experience during a featured workshop at the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show. Lynas told an audience of farmers and ranchers how he changed his mind on GMOs when he came face-to-face with the science supporting biotechnology. Show More Summary

State Farm Bureaus Honored at #AFBF16

State Farm Bureaus were presented awards for excellence in membership achievement and implementation of outstanding programs at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show this week in Orlando. The...Show More Summary

New @AFBFYFR Chair at #AFBF16

Cole Coxbill of Goshen County, Wyoming has been elected as the next American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee chairman for 2016. Coxbill will take over as chairman in February and serve for one year, and also serve a one-year term on the AFBF board of directors. According to Coxbill, connecting with people outside of farming and ranching continues... Read More

#AFBF Workshops Discuss Popular Issues

Trade agreements, commodity prices, GMO labeling, government regulations, farm succession planning, dealing with the media, drones, and food safety were just a few of the many workshop topics at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention in Orlando this week. Show More Summary

“Shark Tank” Comes to #AFBF16

She calls herself the “shark with a heart” from the hit television show “Shark Tank” and investor Barbara Corcoran stole the hearts of farmers and ranchers at the closing session of the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show this week. Corcoran shared her tips for creating a brand and taking charge of your image. “One... Read More

Farm Bureau: Winter is Beautiful for Photo Contest

There’s a unique beauty of farm country in winter. And Farm Bureau is reminding shutterbugs of that fact for the American Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s 2015 Farm Bureau Photo Contest, open...Show More Summary

#AFBF16 Awards Rural Entrepreneur of the Year

AccuGrain of Rose Hill, Iowa was named the Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year, announced at AFBF’s 97th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show on Monday. The AccuGrain team, led by founder Ryan Augustine, received a total of $30,000 in prize money to implement his business idea, which is X-ray technology to inventory flowing grain in real time. “This is... Read More

Winners of @AFBFYFR Contests at #AFBF16

Winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions were announced today at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show. William and Cala Tabb of Mississippi won the Achievement Award. Show More Summary

Candidates Contend for @FarmBureau President

It may not be as crowded as the Republican presidential field, but there’s a good crop of four candidates running to become the next president of the American Farm Bureau Federation this week. Left to right pictured here are the candidates – current AFBF Vice President and Oregon Farm Bureau president Barry Bushue, Georgia Farm Bureau president Zippy Duvall, Arizona... Read More

#AFBF16 Town Hall with Secretary Vilsack

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman at the 97th AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show Sunday for their second town hall style meeting, taking questions from members on a variety of topics. Show More Summary

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