- June 20, 2016
Kevin Paap, president of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and board member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, today described a litany of trade barriers faced by farmers and ranchers in a hearing of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee. In response, Paap asked Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement while supporting ongoing negotiations ...Read more...
- June 17, 2016
Awards for the top communications specialists were presented during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2016 Strategic Policy, Advocacy, Resources and Communications conference. California, Illinois and Pennsylvania took home the most honors, including awards of excellence in news, print media and audio/video production. Following is a list of the winners. Winners of larger state membership competitions are ...Read more...
- June 9, 2016
Blackhawk Technical College is expanding its agricultural program starting next fall by offering interested students the opportunity to earn an associate degree in Agribusiness Science and Technology at its Monroe Campus. The Agribusiness Science and Technology (AST) program is a natural progression from the current one-year Agribusiness Specialist program, which offers a technical diploma. “Expanding our Agribusiness ...Read more...
Teyanna Loether Hired as Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Foundation Director
Teyanna Loether has been named the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Agriculture in the Classroom Coordinator and Director of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation. Loether will oversee the Ag in the Classroom ...Read full story.
Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Awards Thousands to Schools and Organizations to Fund Ag Literacy Projects
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation’s Ag in the Classroom program has awarded 15 matching grants to Wisconsin schools and organizations to expand agricultural literacy. The grants, totaling more than ...Read full story.
Farm Bureau leaders became lobbyists for a day while meeting with Wisconsin’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. on April 13-14. The issues discussed were trade, immigration, wolves, food labeling ...Read full story.
Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW-Madison elected new officers for the upcoming school year at its annual banquet on Tuesday, May 3 at the University Club on the University of Wisconsin – Madison ...Read full story.