- February 10, 2016
Antibiotic use in agriculture is an issue consumers have become more concerned with in recent years. Through a panel that brings together veterinarians, researchers and agriculture professionals from both organic and conventional farms, participants can ask questions and gain a balanced view on the topic. The panel discussion, which is free and open to students ...Read more...
- January 29, 2016
The American Farm Bureau Federation released highlights of its 2016 strategic action plan, which addresses public policy issues in the coming year. The plan is a result of deliberations of delegates to the AFBF’s 97th Annual Convention in Orlando. The board-approved plan focuses the organization’s attention on a number of key issues including: Creating a more-positive dialogue ...Read more...
- January 13, 2016
Lower costs and higher production are on the horizon for the livestock and poultry sectors, according to Dr. Steve Meyer, Vice President of Pork Analysis for EMI Analytics. Meyer addressed farmers and ranchers from across the country during a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show. Sparked by lower ...Read more...
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte has been reelected to the American Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors. Holte’s election to a two-year term was made by delegates at ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation supports legislation that makes changes to the state’s laws regarding the use of farm machinery on roadways. Assembly Bill 564, authored by State Rep. Keith ...Read full story.
Jim Holte has been reelected to a fourth one-year term as the president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Rural Mutual Insurance Company. Holte raises beef cattle and ...Read full story.
Delegates at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells established new policy directives for the organization on Monday, December 7. Farm Bureau delegates adopted the policies ...Read full story.