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· President Trump to Speak to Farm Bureau Convention
· Farm Bureau 100 Year Celebration Hits New Orleans this Weekend
President Trump to Speak to Farm Bureau Convention
By John Herath, Farm Journal Media, News Director
via AgWeb - January 10, 2019
When President Donald Trump spoke at the 99th Annual American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Nashville last year he told the crowd, “100 is so much cooler…so I’ll be back.” The President is keeping that promise.
As first reported by the New Orleans Advocate, Trump will be making a return trip to the Farm Bureau convention, speaking to the body’s closing session on Monday in New Orleans. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue is also scheduled to speak in the same session.
While the Farm Bureau invites the sitting president to its convention every year, it is somewhat rare for a president to appear. Trump’s 2018 appearance was the first by a sitting president since 1992 when...
Farm Bureau 100 Year Celebration Hits New Orleans this Weekend
By Andy Eubank, Hoosier Ag Today
Jan 9, 2019
The American Farm Bureau Federation turns 100 this year. There will be plenty of celebrating for members of the nation’s largest farm organization, and AFBF President Zippy Duvall is proud that their mission has remained the same since 1919.
“If you think about what the mission was in 1919 and that mission hasn’t changed to this day, and that’s to bring one united voice for American farmers and ranchers to Washington, D.C., and to the policymaking on the national level. We were relevant to the cause in 1919 and we’re just as relevant, if not more, in 2019, and I think that’s really something that we as members of this organization and leadership of this organization should be really proud of.”
Farm Bureau is kicking off the centennial celebration this weekend during the AFBF annual convention in New Orleans through January 16...
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