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WSU Women in Agriculture Conference

Mark your calendar and join us for inspiration, knowledge and networking on Satruday, February 23, 2013 for the 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference.

You will have the unique opportunity to participate in a statewide agricultural conference offering inspirational stories and practical advice on how to improve your management skills. The conference brings the best of national and local speakers to easily accessible locations in Washington State.

Last year, nearly 500 women at 16 locations in Washington heard national speakers offer advice on how to meet the challenges of every-day farming and manage the risks of their operation.  Networking with each other about challenges and risks in farming enterprises was valuable to everyone who attended. Learn More »


Crop Insurance Dates Approaching

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Contact: Jo Lynne Seufer, (509) 228-6320
jo.lynne.seufer@rma.usda.gov

Farmers are Reminded of Whole Farm and Multi-Peril Crop Insurance Program Dates Approaching in Early 2013

SPOKANE, Wash., December 5, 2012 ----- USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers of the fast approaching winter and spring sales closing dates for Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) programs. This also includes the whole farm insurance programs Adjusted Gross Revenue Pilot (AGR) and Adjusted Gross Revenue-Lite (AGR-Lite). AGR and AGR-Lite cover most farm-raised crops, animals, and animal products.  

Upcoming Sales Closing Dates  Learn More »


Washington Asparagus Commission Seeks Executive Director

WASHINGTON ASPARAGUS COMMISSION

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS No.K1044

Executive Director Learn More »


Public Policy Agenda

Each year we develop a Public Policy Agenda, a prioritized list of issues to pursue during the upcoming session of the Washington State Legislature. Public Policy Agendas for the current and past years can be found below.

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2012

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2008

2007 Learn More »


Northwest MedStar

 

Northwest MedStar

 

Washington Farm Bureau members receive $55 per family per year or $135 for 3 years of MedStar coverage.

Enroll or renew at www.nwmedstar.org.
Promo Code: wsfb

Northwest MedStar


Ag Legislative Summit






AFBF 95th Annual Meeting

Jan 12 2014 - 6:29am
Jan 15 2014 - 6:29pm
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Wyndham Hotel

Wyndham Hotel Group

WFB Members save up to 20% off the "Best Available Rate*"

at over 7,200 participating hotels.

Online Registration available - www.wyndhamhotelgroup.com

For reservations call: 1-877-670-7088
Mention you are a Washington Farm Bureau Member and ID # at time of reservation.

Promo Code: 1000000503 

© 2012 Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC. All hotels are independently owned and operated excluding certain Wyndham and international Ramada hotels which are managed by our affiliate or through a joint venture partner. Learn More »


Scholarships

2014 Scholarship Application Deadline is July 10

The 2014 Ray DeVries Memorial Scholarship application is now available. The instructions are available here

Completed student applications, reviewed and submitted by the county Farm Bureau of the applying student, must be postmarked by July 10 and mailed to WFB Agricultural Promotion and Education Committee member:

Robyn Meenach
12609 S. Valley Chapel
Valleyford, WA 99036 Learn More »


Young Farmers & Ranchers

WFB YF&R Seeks Contestants

We are looking for contestants in the following areas: Discussion meet, Collegiate Discussion meet, Achievement award and Excellence!  Applications are due November 4th! 

Discussion Meet – Designed to simulate a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each participant.  

The Discussion Meet Questions for 2014:

1. How should Farm Bureau engage farmer/rancher members, representing all types and kinds of operations (i.e. conventional, organic, large, small and niche markets), to work together to better promote a more positive image of agriculture? Learn More »


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