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Registration Open for American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention, Featuring Mike Rowe, Rorke Denver and Beth Ford

12/4/2020

For the first time ever, registration fees are being waived to give all Farm Bureau members and anyone interested in agriculture the opportunity to experience this event from the comfort and safety of home.

2021 American Farm Bureau Convention Goes Virtual

12/2/2020

AFBF is excited to “open the doors” to this virtual convention with free registration to bring together farmers, ranchers and industry experts to discuss the top issues facing agriculture, including the impact of COVID-19, sustainability and the future of the supply chain, and will feature keynote speakers who inspire and motivate grassroots action.

Estate Taxes Are A Threat to Family Farms

11/5/2020

When estate taxes on an agricultural business exceed cash and other liquid assets, surviving family partners may be forced to sell land, buildings or equipment needed to keep their businesses running.

Agritourism Offers New Opportunities for Young Farmers

10/26/2020

Incorporating agritourism into a farm or ranch offers numerous benefits, but it’s best to start this new aspect of your business gradually.

Farm Bureau Launches Think F.A.S.T. (Farm & Ag Safety Training) for Youth

10/17/2020

The training is available at no cost to anyone interested in learning about farm safety (Farm Bureau membership is not required for access).

Your No-Rain Check

9/16/2020

Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) is a federal crop insurance program that insures against a lack of rainfall for your grazing or haying acres and provides protection from increased feed costs due to forage losses

Farming is Risky Business

7/1/2020

Risk Management, in a business context, is about reducing the cost of risk, which includes the cost of managing risk

Farm Groups Launch Free Stress Management Course

6/25/2020

The training course, geared toward farmers and ranchers, is open to the public and will help individuals identify signs of chronic stress and offer effective communication skills

Farm Families Worry About Coronavirus’ Lasting Impact

4/10/2020

Generations have done their best to keep their business going, yet many feel like they have no control over whether they can recover from these losses

Coronavirus Emphasizes Challenges for Rural Communities

3/17/2020

With schools and offices throughout the country closed to stem the spread of COVID-19, access to broadband is critical as students and employees transition to online classrooms and teleworking and the general public tries to stay connected and informed.

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