Farm Bureau is Awarded
a SECOND Rural Development Grant!
Rhode Island Farm Bureau is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a second, $11,600 Rural Development Grant from USDA. Farm
Bureau will partner with Alex Caserta (photo at right) of Harvesting Rhode Island to produce 2 half hour videos which will highlight specialty
crops in Rhode Island. The four farms featured in the newest Harvesting Rhode Island videos will be dairy farms, livestock farms and an orchard. These
productions will be aired on PBS. Filming has begun. 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:
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 ...
- A complete line of insurance services through the Farm Family Insurance Companies
Discounts available on Automobile & Special Farm Packages
- Discounts on Case IH, CAT, Grainger and John Deere
- Discount on prescription lenses and frames through Coast to Coast Vision Plan
- Discount at participating Clarion, Quality, Comfort, Sleep, Rodeway, or Econo Lodge hotels
- Discount from major national car rental firms
- Discount on propane gas through Suburban Propane
Click here to learn more about RIFB membership benefits.
Our 2018 Scholarship forms
will be available soon.
Due Date is September 30, 2018.
NEW BENEFITS THROUGH JOHN DEERE
Farm Bureau members receive special access
to the John Deere's GreenFleet
Loyalty Rewards Program.
RIFB is looking for some great photos of our member farms to use on the website or in
promotional emails. If you have a photo (or two or three) of your farm, would you be willing to share them with us? Your farm from a drone,
sunsets or sunrise over your fields, produce or livestock, family working together (remember... only photos showing safe practices, please),
anything you'd be pleased to see on another Farm Bureau's site or on FB or Instagram. Please make sure you either took the photo or have
permission to share. Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org.