DISCUSSION MEET QUESTIONS 2012
Certain sectors of agriculture are labor intensive and rely heavily on immigrant workers. What is a fair and balanced immigration policy?
Media Conference Call On The Need For Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Hosted By USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Bob Stallman, President, AFBF
IMPACT OF MIGRANT LABOR RESTRICTIONS ON THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR
American Farm Bureau Federation – Economic Analysis Team
February 2006 Report
Testimonies from U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee, held Sept. 6, 2011
RURAL LABOR AND EDUCATION: FARM LABOR
USDA, ERS Briefing Room
What can be done to encourage young farmers and ranchers to return home to the farm if it means living in a rural area that does not provide the same amenities as a metropolitan community?
RURAL COMMUNITY BUILDING
Resources for Farm Bureaus to help improve the quality of life in rural communities.
AFBF Blog by Sabrina Matteson
Rural Policy Research Institute Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
Community Development Society
National Rural Development Partnership
State Rural Dev Councils (SRDC)
Partners for Rural America
USDA – RD
National Agricultural Law Center
National Sustainable Ag Coalition
Blake Hurst, MOFB president disputes Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma
CULTIVATING THRIVING COMMUNITIES AND SUSTAINABLE FARMS
How do we reach out to associate members to provide value to their membership?
The Decision to Join: How Individuals Determine Value and Why They Choose to Belong, by James Dalton and Monica Dignam, Association Management Press, 2007
The End of Membership As We Know It: Building the Fortune-Flipping, Must-Have Association for the Next Century, ASAE, 2011
How should Farm Bureau help prepare its members - both young and old - for transferring operations to the next generation of farmers and ranchers? What is Farm Bureau’s role in encouraging more transfers?
LEGACY PROJECT - Farm Journal
WHOLE-FARM DECISIONS - SUCCESSION
Beginning Farmer Center
Iowa State University
FARM / RANCH TRANSITION & ESTATE PLANNING
By Dave Goeller, Univ. of Nebraska
STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING FOR COMMERCIAL PRODUCERS
Module- Succession Planning Purdue University
TRANSFERRING YOUR FARM BUSINESS TO THE NEXT GENERATION
Ohio State University
TRANSFERRING THE FARM
University of Minnesota Extension Service
"TRANSFERRING THE FAMILY FARM”
Chapter 9 from Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation book, “Securing a Solid Future”
How can Farm Bureau play a role to ensure the viability of quality agricultural education programs within our schools?
AMERICA'S FARMERS GROW RURAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE GRADUATES IN FOOD, RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT
NO LIMITS TO THE VALUE OF AN AGRICULTURE DEGREE
The Foundation Today