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American Farm Bureau Establishes 2022 Policies

New Grassroots Leaders Also Elected

January 11, 2022 | News Releases

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 103rd Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2022. Key topics ranged from milk pricing and beef market transparency to urban agriculture.
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Agriculture and Green Industry Groups Reaffirm Glyphosate Safety & Public Benefits Following Court Oral Arguments

January 10, 2022 | News Releases

Groups representing agricultural growers, retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals responded with strong support for continued access to glyphosate following Monday’s oral arguments in litigation regarding the registration of glyphosate. The 10 groups, cited below, are all parties in the case supporting glyphosate’s continued registration. Glyphosate remains one of the safest, most effective tools growers, landscapers, golf course professionals and other users have to manage economically-damaging weeds and maintain important conservation practices.
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American Farm Bureau Convention Monday Recap: Message from President Biden, Remarks from Ag Secretary Vilsack, Ag Innovation Challenge and YF&R Awards, Ag Economy Outlook and More

January 10, 2022 | News Releases

Monday’s program at the American Farm Bureau Convention continued today with an engaging slate of workshops, a video message from the president of the United States, keynote addresses and awards.
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Nebraska Startup Grain Weevil Corporation Wins Ag Innovation Challenge

January 10, 2022 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation announced the winner of the eighth Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge Monday. Micheal Clements shares more on the grain bin management solution.
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American Farm Bureau Honors Young Farmers and Ranchers

New YF&R Executive Team also Elected

January 10, 2022 | News Releases

Winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions were announced at the American Farm Bureau’s 103rd Convention. Young farmers and ranchers from around the country competed for the awards by demonstrating knowledge, achievement and commitment to promoting agriculture.
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Grain Weevil Corporation Wins Ag Innovation Challenge

January 10, 2022 | News Releases

The Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, now in its eighth year, provides opportunities for Farm Bureau members to showcase business innovations being developed for agriculture. Grain Weevil Corporation is the winner of this year’s competition. The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, announced the winner at the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention.
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American Farm Bureau Convention Sunday Recap: President Zippy Duvall Highlights Opportunities, Challenges in 2022, Distinguished Service and Founders Awards, Farm Dog of the Year and More

January 9, 2022 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Convention continued today with a full day of keynote addresses, workshops and awards.
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‘Fit’ Awarded Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year

January 9, 2022 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau named the 2022 Farm Dog of the Year Sunday at its 103rd Convention. Micheal Clements shares more about this year’s top dog.
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Farm Bureau Names 2022 Farm Dog of the Year

January 9, 2022 | News Releases

Work on the family farm takes everyone pitching in and doing their part, including four-legged friends, prompting Farm Bureau to launch the Farm Dog of the Year contest four years ago – now a popular feature of AFBF’s convention.
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State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Outstanding Member Programs and Achievement

January 9, 2022 | News Releases

The American Farm Bureau Federation presented awards to state Farm Bureaus at the organization’s 103rd Convention, which runs through Jan. 12. The awards recognize excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2021.
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