Do you know a farm family that's been actively engaged
in farming, with the majority of income coming from production agriculture? How about someone who has spent a lifetime serving agriculture. Applications are due by Oct 2, 2017 to the VTFB office to give the recognition committee time to review.
Photo AFBF President, Zippy Duvall, Anson Tebbetts, Vermont Secretary of Agriculture, VTFB President Joe Tisbert
Honored guest, American Farm Bureau Federation President, Zippy Duvall warmly addressed the crowd that spilled out of the white tent. He encouraged members and farmers to be engaged in agriculture by contacting their own representatives, and stressed that as constituents they had the most influence of all. “This is your time as farmers,” he stressed and noted that AFBF representatives were engaged with members of Congress, the White House, and the President.
Vermont Farm Bureau is pleased to offer a new propane benefit with AmeriGas. Member pricing is based on a mark up over the AmeriGas index which will be updated twice per week. Rates are:
To set up an account contact Bill Rhino at William.Rhino@Amerigas.com or 518-491-0973. Please provide your membership number. In order to receive this benefit your Farm Bureau account must be current.
All Members are encouraged to attend Vermont Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting workshop “Advocate from the Gate” at the Taconic Hotel in Manchester, on Friday, November 3. Like it or not, social media platforms like FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snap Chat are ways we now communicate. Social media offers the power to reach many people even when you live in a rural region. American Farm Bureau Federation’s Johnna Miller, Director of Advocacy and Media Training, will lead a workshop about the importance and effectiveness of the use of social media for advocacy.