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March 24, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau classroom volunteers honored

Indiana Farm Bureau recently honored 10 Ag in the Classroom instructors at its Spring Conference. Karen King of Clark County was named the Ag in the Classroom Volunteer of the Year. Nine other volunteers were presented with the Reaching Out Award for their Indiana Farm Bureau district. The winners were Kathy Wyatt, Pulaski County; Colleen Holman, Steuben County; Stacy Walker, Jasper County; Brad Kohlhagen, Adams County; Kelly Shannon, Montgomery County; Vickie Mitchell, Delaware County; Jennifer Thopy, Shelby County; David Brenner, Vanderburgh County; and Jan Uhlmansiek, Dearborn County. READ MORE

March 16, 2017
Indiana Farm Bureau Members Coming to the Aid Of Struggling Farmers and Ranchers with Hay Delivery

Indiana Farm Bureau members plan to deliver more than 20 tons of donated hay to Ashland, Kansas, in support of farmers and ranchers affected by devastating wildfires. READ MORE

March 09, 2017
2017 Mid-session Legislative Update

Justin Schneider, Indiana Farm Bureau's state government relations director, discusses INFB's progress during the first half of the 2017 Indiana legislative session. Schneider highlights several INFB-sponsored and -supported bills on road funding, renewable energy, grain indemnity and utility easements. He also thanks Farm Bureau members for their statehouse visits and other communications with their state Representatives and Senators; and encourages them to continue those efforts during the second half of the session. READ MORE

March 01, 2017
Deadline for YF contests moved up to May 1

Indiana Farm Bureau has moved up the deadline for two of its top Young Farmer Awards to May 1, 2017. This will enable contestants for both the Young Farmer Excellence in Ag Award and Achievement Award to have more time to prepare for the national competition. READ MORE

March 01, 2017
INFB well represented at national conference

Indiana Farm Bureau was well represented at the annual American Farm Bureau Federation FUSION conference. With more than 50 attendees from the State Young Farmer Committee, the Women's Leadership Committee and all three Collegiate Farm Bureau chapters, Indiana had one of the largest contingents, second only to Pennsylvania, the host state. READ MORE

March 01, 2017
Hoosier Farmer Recognized for Agricultural Advocacy

Indiana Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that member and District 2 Young Farmer Committee representative Jeremy Barron has graduated from the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmer program. The two-year PAL program focuses on taking young farmers and ranchers, age 30 to 45, who have already begun their personal development journey, and moving them to the next level through a high-level, executive-type curriculum that provides participants with unique opportunities to represent agriculture in the media, on speaking circuits or in testimonial arenas. READ MORE

February 21, 2017
Resolution Names Feb. 20-24 as Indiana Agricultural Literacy Week

The Indiana House and Senate read resolutions proclaiming February 20-24 Indiana Farm Bureau's Agricultural Literacy Week. Members of the Indiana Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee, as well as representatives of Dow AgroSciences were on hand for the ceremonies. READ MORE

February 21, 2017
INFB Indiana Agricultural Literacy Week (Feb. 20-24) to be marked by reading of concurrent resolution in Indiana Senate and House

Today, with the reading of a concurrent resolution in both chambers of the state house, the Indiana House and Senate will proclaim February 20-24 INFB Indiana Agricultural Literacy Week. Indiana Ag Literacy Week is an awareness and education campaign led by Indiana Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee, through its Ag in the Classroom program to help increase Hoosier's understanding of the value farming and agriculture. READ MORE

February 17, 2017
INFB Announces Federal Lobbyist Promotion

INFB promotes Bob White to director, national government relations. Just prior, White was the organization’s retail agriculture program coordinator. White has years of valuable experience in agriculture and government relations, including serving as state director of Indiana USDA Rural Development and as senior professional staff member on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, contributing to five previous farm bills. READ MORE

February 02, 2017
INFB Announces State Lobbyist Promotion

Indiana Farm Bureau public policy team member, Shelby Swain, has been promoted to associate policy adviser, state government relations. Swain will now serve on INFB's Statehouse lobby team, focusing primarily on budget and fiscal issues in the General Assembly. READ MORE

February 02, 2017
INFB Spring Conference offers ‘Change, Challenge and Opportunity’

Indiana Farm Bureau will host its annual Spring Conference on March 10 and 11. This year's theme is "Change, Challenge and Opportunity." Scheduled to appear are Vance Crowe, director of millennial engagement for Monsanto; Leslie Townsend, a comedienne who specializes in city-girl-marries-country-boy humor; Randy Lyness, singer-legislator; and Howard Kellman, the "Voice of the Indianapolis Indians." READ MORE

January 30, 2017
County Young Farmer programs recognized

Indiana Farm Bureau held its annual Young Farmer Leadership Conference January 27-29 in Indianapolis. More than 400 young farmers and their families enjoyed a night of friendly competition for a good cause; attended breakout sessions to learn about a wide variety of topics -- from understanding property taxes to continuity planning; and celebrated their fellow farmers with various county programs awards. READ MORE

January 30, 2017
Plan takes INFB into the next decade

This is part of the 2021 Strategic Plan: Defining Our Future series. READ MORE

January 30, 2017
Member input an essential part of strategic plan process

This is part of the 2021 Strategic Plan: Defining Our Future series. READ MORE

January 30, 2017
Priority goals include membership growth, positive member experiences and telling agriculture’s ‘story’

This is part of the 2021 Strategic Plan: Defining Our Future series. READ MORE