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  • Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Selects Kerin Clark as Executive Vice President

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Jul 11, 2024

    Laramie, Wyo., July 8, 2024- Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) is pleased to announce Kerin Clark has been selected as the next Executive Vice President for the organization. Clark will begin transitioning to her new role on July 17th. "Anytime we have the opportunity to select leadership that has experience, talent and motivation, we win," said WyFB President Todd Fornstrom. "Kerin has been a part of the Farm Bureau Family in Wyoming for nearly 30 years and is a natural fit. She has proven...

  • UW Extension Releases New Mobile App for Pest Identification

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Jun 27, 2024

    Laramie, Wyo.-June 18, 2024-The University of Wyoming Extension recently released a new software application that can be used to identify Wyoming plant diseases and pests. The mobile app, called Wyoming Crop Pests, is available for both Android and Apple devices and can be found in app stores by searching "Wyoming Crop Pests". Scott Schell, UW Extension entomologist, developed the tool to help amateur home gardeners and producers identify plant diseases and pests. The Wyoming Crop Pests app...

  • Farm, Ranch, Business

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Jun 20, 2024

    Laramie-The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) awarded $5,500 in college scholarships to nine young Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation members for the 2024-25 school year. "Investing in the youth of our great state as they work to accomplish their academic goals is important to the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation," said Todd Fornstrom, WyFB President. "We are proud to honor these outstanding individuals with college scholarships to play a small part in helping them achieve their goals." The...

  • "Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week" is February 19-24

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Feb 22, 2024

    February 19, 2024--Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon issued a proclamation declaring the week of February 19-24, 2024 as "Wyoming Agricultural Literacy Week." While we recognize the value of reading and agriculture during this designated week it goes without saying that each of these are vital every day of the year. Educating Wyoming elementary school children about agriculture and the role Wyoming farmers and ranchers play in keeping Wyoming strong is critical. The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation...

  • Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation scholarship opportunities

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Jan 18, 2024

    January 16, 2024—Nine scholarships totaling $5,500 are offered by the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation each year to support Wyoming youth. Scholarships are available for high school graduates and continuing education students enrolled in qualifying college and trade programs. The scholarship deadline is March 1, 2024. Applications are available at (Get Involved/Education tabs). For questions, contact Diane “Dee” Brewer at 307.721.7719 or [email protected]. Many county Farm Bureau Federations also offer scholarships locally. Visit...

  • Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation members donated the equivalent of 7,242 meals to help Wyoming families

    Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation|Nov 30, 2023

    Wyoming families facing hunger received a boost mid-November with the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Committee "Harvest for All" project. The 21st annual fund drive and raffle to benefit the Food Bank of Wyoming raised $2,414 which is the equivalent of 7,242 meals for Wyoming families facing hunger. During the state annual meeting Nov. 9-11 in Cheyenne, county Farm Bureau Federations and Wyoming farmers and ranchers donated money to help the food bank in thei...