Monday, January 13, 2014

Just in from AFBF in San Antonio

Idaho Farm Bureau members attend AFBF Annual Meeting
San Antonio--More than 90 members of the Idaho Farm Bureau and an estimated 7,000 farm and ranch leaders from throughout the nation are attending the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Convention in San Antonio. The meeting started January 12 and runs through Wednesday. Numerous speakers will be on hand to address topics, ranging from crop and livestock outlooks to farm policy, trade and technology.

During the event Idaho and the AFBF’s voting delegates will debate and adopt grassroots policies and select leaders to guide the organization throughout the year.  Overall there are 362 farmer delegates representing the Farm Bureaus of 50 states and Puerto Rico who will adopt farmer-written resolutions to set AFBF’s official policy positions for 2014 during this year’s annual convention business session.

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