"I feel incredibly fortunate to have a front row seat to all of it as the president of the American Farm Bureau. Our Farm Bureau family — from the grassroots to leadership — is involved in every facet of agriculture and that’s part of the strength of our federation. That’s also the inspiration behind our 2024 convention theme: New Frontiers," said Zippy Duvall.
"Agriculture has been evolving since time began, but today we are at a point in time when science and innovation are opening more doors than ever before."
"New technologies and methods are bringing new opportunities to enter agriculture, too. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture nearly 30% of all farms have at least one beginning farmer. It has been fun to welcome many of them to Farm Bureau."
Representing all of agriculture — large and small farms, conventional and organic crops, corn to cattle to cauliflower — is key to our mission as the national Voice of Agriculture."
"In fact, at our 2023 annual convention, we surveyed the 330-plus delegates who establish our policy and learned that nearly two thirds of them operate small or midsized farms based on the USDA’s definition."
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