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From the Field: 2013 Cattle Industry Convention

By Christina Bowen - Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Over 5,000 pairs of boots are hitting the Bay this week in Florida for the 115th annual Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show. We’re calling all Beefvocates to the Farm Credit booth (#1544) to test their knowledge during the Cattle Quiz. Winners can walk away with some grill inspired prizes including a Farm Credit apron and a portable grill suitable for your next tailgate party. Read More »

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From the Field: AFBF Annual Convention

By Christina Bowen - Monday, January 14, 2013

Greetings from the 94th annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)! More than 6,000 farmers and ranchers are here with me in Nashville with one common goal – work together to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities. Read More »

From the Field: Where America’s Day Begins

By Leigh Picchetti - Sunday, November 18, 2012

As a recent guest of Farm Credit Maine, I had the opportunity to learn more about the great diversity of agriculture thriving in the state. I met many of the agricultural producers who are leaders in their communities, and wish them all well as they recover from the impacts of severe weather in the region. Read More »

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From the Field: 2012 Food Integrity Summit

By Terry Fleck - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) is dedicated to building consumer trust and confidence by bringing together stakeholders at every level of the food chain. Last month, more than 160 attendees met in Chicago to discuss ethics and values in today’s food system. In this guest post, Terry Fleck, executive director for CFI, shares some highlights from the event. Read More »