close [X]

Collaborating for the Greater Good

News / FBNews September 20, 2019

Mary Fischer, vice chair of AFBF's Promotion & Education Committee, with bandages collected for Noah's Bandage Project at the Utah State Fair.  

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Promotion & Education Committee recently collaborated with Utah Farm Bureau’s Ag Promotion Committee on consumer outreach activities at the Utah State Fair. This included collecting cash donations and supplies to support Noah’s Bandage Project, part of AFBF’s 100-Day Centennial Challenge. The project’s mission is to end childhood cancer through awareness, support and the gift of hope. Farm Bureau is helping by collecting fun, colorful bandages for children who are in the hospital, as an alternative to plain brown bandages.

Heather Lang, a Farm Bureau leader in North Dakota and member of AFBF’s P&E Committee, provided a behind-the-scenes look at activities in Utah in an Instagram Story. Check out the AFBF Promotion & Education Committee’s Facebook page to learn more.

The 100-day initiative kicked off Aug. 1 and runs through Nov. 8; AFBF’s official centennial date is Nov. 12.

Share This Article

 

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced participants selected to test pilot middle- and high-school science curricula that will be submitted for consideration for a Next Generation Science Standards Badge.

Full Article
 

The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Seeding Rural Resilience Act sponsored by Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), which is designed to help farmers respond to stress and decrease the stigma associated with mental health care in rural communities.

Full Article