Leadership Articles

Content focused on helping members become  better leaders. Subscribe here!




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


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


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.

Thoughts on Presidential Leadership


I so respect and admire the role that each of my predecessors has played in ensuring a voice for the American farmer.

The State: The 2020 Election and Afterwards


Farm Bureau remains focused on the mission to address the issues impacting rural Americans and those who farm or ranch, work in agriculture or the food industry and for consumers who eat and use American-grown and -raised products.

Election Season in Farm Country


This is a critical time for our country, and for farmers and ranchers

iFarmiVote is Your One Stop for Election Information


Let’s declare, loud and clear, “I farm, and I vote!”

Ag Education Is Always in Season


Teaching the next generation about where their food comes from is a truly special privilege.

Voting – A Priceless American Right


Like consumers who do their research before making a big purchase, voters can take steps to make informed election decisions.

The State: of the Debates (Redux)


Through a series of articles we call The State, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Advocacy and Political Affairs team is providing analysis related to "the state of" various aspects of the 2020 campaign season, including the race for the White House and key elections around the country.

Advancing as an Advocate for Agriculture


Progressing as an advocate for agriculture requires perseverance, self-knowledge and awareness of top-of-mind issues for consumers