As the full implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive approaches on Jan. 1, 2017, here are a couple of resource links for farmers and ranchers to review the new requirements for feed-grade medications.
--Contest deadline May 10, 2017 at 4 p.m.
Share your "WY AG Matters" photos and tell us how you feel connected to Wyoming Agriculture! All connections matter! Contest is open to members and non-members. The grand prize winner will receive $100 cash, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50 and 4th place $25. An added bonus for current Farm Bureau members, if the grand prize winner is a current member their next year's membership dues will be paid.
The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation 2017 Wyoming Legislative Review looks at the bills which were of interest to the members of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation based on the policies set forth and passed by the membership. Farm Bureau’s grassroots policy development process guides the work of Farm Bureau lobbyists.
April 26, 2017--“After a long and torturous trek we are pleased that the legal wrangling for wolf management has concluded,” stated Ken Hamilton, Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President. “We certainly believe Wyoming has stepped up to the plate on this issue and we are glad a three judge panel saw it the same way.”
“Wyoming met its commitment for wolf recovery in 2003 and almost a decade and a half later we can now manage wolves as outlined by the wolf recovery plan,” Hamilton continued. Full Article
By Karen Budd-Falen, Budd-Falen Law Offices
President Trump and Interior Secretary Zinke have made promises about moving federal agency decision making back to the local level, putting Americans back to work and ensuring that the public lands are managed for “multiple use.” While that sounds wonderful, making those promises means more than a directive from Washington D.C., it means that your local governments have to take the lead in dealing with the federal agencies. Local decision making is not just for counties with federal lands, but federal decisions can impact the use of private property as well. Full Article
The primary goal of the Wyoming Farm Bureau is to take appropriate actions to protect private property rights and help members achieve an equitable return on their investment.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is the unified national voice of agriculture working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.