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AFBF Annual Convention Focuses on Connecting with Consumers, Innovation

January 20, 2020 | News Releases

The final day of workshops at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention put a focus on the role farmers and ranchers will play in connecting with consumers on sustainability in agriculture and new technologies like gene editing.
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Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Raises Funds for Ronald McDonald House

January 20, 2020 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee more than doubled a goal to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Micheal Clements has more.
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American Farm Bureau Recognizes Top Young Farmers and Ranchers

New YF&R Chair Also Elected

January 20, 2020 | News Releases

Winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions were announced at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 101st Annual Convention.
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HydroSide Systems Wins Ag Innovation Challenge

Innovative Agriculture Technologies wins People’s Choice Award

January 20, 2020 | News Releases

HydroSide Systems LLC is the winner of the sixth annual Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, becoming the 2020 Farm Bureau Entrepreneur of the Year. AFBF, in partnership with Farm Credit, announced the winner at AFBF’s 101st Annual Convention.
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State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Exemplary Member Programs and Achievement

Financial Support of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Also Recognized

January 19, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation will present awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 101st Annual Convention later this month in Austin, Texas.
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Foundation for Agriculture Announces 13th ‘Book of the Year’

January 19, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its 13th “Book of the Year” award to Peggy Thomas for “Full of Beans: Henry Ford Grows a Car.” The book describes Henry Ford’s drive to incorporate soybeans into every part of his life.
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Farm Bureau Names 2020 Farm Dog of the Year

People’s Choice Pup also Announced

January 19, 2020 | News Releases

The winner of the 2020 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award is Flint, an Australian shepherd owned by Utah Farm Bureau members Rhett and Beth Crandall.
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Farm Bureau Mourns Passing of Bonnie Duvall

January 18, 2020 | News Releases

Earlier today, Bonnie Duvall, wife of American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, lost her courageous battle with cancer.
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Sustainability and New Technology Highlighted at AFBF 2020

January 18, 2020 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 101st Annual Convention and Trade Show got underway in Austin today. In keeping with the theme of this year’s convention, “Sustaining America’s Agriculture,” workshops focused on steps farmers and ranchers can take to enhance soil health and improve water quality.
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Texas Global Food Security Summit to Feature Government, Business, Academic, Non-Profit Leaders, and Celebrity Advocate ‘Big’ Kenny Alphin

January 17, 2020 | News Releases

The Eleanor Crook Foundation, American Farm Bureau Federation and UT Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs are co-hosting the inaugural Texas Global Food Security Summit today on the sidelines of AFBF’s Annual Convention.
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