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2ND ANNUAL MEMBER PICNIC

RHODE ISLAND FARM BUREAU
2ND ANNUAL PICNIC
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
5:00PM-8:00PM

SALISBURY FARM
11 Peck Hill Road
Johnston, RI 02919

Join us at the 2nd Annual Rhode Island Farm Bureau Member Picnic!

Choose from ribeye, hamburger or hot dog, fresh corn,
and all the fixings plus dessert.

Live music by The Rednecks, hayride, door prizes,
fun activities for the kids and so much more…

Come and talk with local farmers, meet the RIFB Board of Directors,
chat with old friends, make new ones.

Picnic tables available or feel free to bring a chair.

Regular members free. All guests $10pp.
Associate Members & guests of associate members $10pp.

RSVP by August 11th to rifarm@rifb.org or call the office at 401-385-3339.

Hope to see you at the Picnic!
 


GOOD NEWS!
Farm Bureau is Awarded a Rural Development Grant!

Alex CasertaRhode Island Farm Bureau is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a $25,000 Rural Development Grant from USDA. Farm Bureau will partner with Alex Caserta (photo at right) of Harvesting Rhode Island to produce five videos which will highlight specialty crops in Rhode Island. The areas of interest for the Harvesting Rhode Island videos will be dairy farms, livestock farms, oyster and mussel farming, as well as herbs and other unusual crops.  These productions will be aired on PBS and filming will begin in August. Alex has produced many informative and eye catching videos on Rhode Island agriculture which continue to air on PBS. You can check out some of his other videos at www.HarvestingRhodeIsland.com.


THE PURPOSE OF THE RI FARM BUREAU

The Rhode Island Farm Bureau is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary organization of farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being.

Farm Bureau is local, county, state, national, and international in its scope and influence and is non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character. Farm Bureau is the voice of agricultural producers at all levels.

Statement from 1997 Policy Manual of the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Support Rhode Island Farms by joining the Rhode Island Farm Bureau.

Your membership in RIFB entitles you to ...

  • Farm Family Insurance Companies

    Harvest To Hand

    A complete line of insurance services through the Farm Family Insurance Companies
  • Discount on prescription lenses and frames through Coast to Coast Vision Plan
     
  • Discount on cellular phones from TMobile.
    Call (401) 385-3339 for details.
     
  • Discount at participating Clarion, Quality, Comfort, Sleep, Rodeway, or Econo Lodge hotels
     
  • Discount on Hertz car rentals
     
  • Discount on propane gas discount through Suburban Propane

Click here to learn more about RIFB membership benefits.

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SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016
"Tractor Safety for Women" Workshop
Breene Hollow Farm
21d Victory Highway
West Greenwich, RI
10:00am to 2:00pm
Free — Registration Required
More Info

THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016
2016 ANNUAL DINNER MEETING
Alpine Country Club
Cranston, RI
Join RIFB President Henry B. Wright
and the Board of Directors at the
RIFB Annual Dinner Meeting
Details to follow in our newsletter.

Nicky's Story
Nicky was an extraordinary dog who endured many calamities. You will enjoy reading about his escapades and near disasters! Despite all of his encounters, he lived to the relatively old age of thirteen, over ninety-one years old in human years.

Hard Cover edition is available for $15 at albettjr@aol.com and Soft Cover for $10.00. Tell Al who the book is for and provide the address and Al will mail it for you. Make checks out to Al Bettencourt and send to 960 S Main St., Pascoag , RI  02859-3516 or use Paypal. To get an e-book for $3.99, go to www.xlibris.com. The book number is 978-1-5144-7899-8.

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