Our 2018 Scholarship submission period has closed.  Please look for the 2019 Scholarship information in Fall 2019. 

2018 Annual Meeting- THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Quonset ‘O’ Club for our 2018 Annual Meeting and then braved the snowy trip back home!  

Henry Rifle Raffle Winner Drawn at Meeting

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for the raffle to win a Henry Silver Eagle .22 WMR. All funds raised go toward our RIFB Scholarships.  This year’s raffle winner was present when the winning ticket was drawn at the meeting.

2018 Annual Meeting

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Quonset O’Club
North Kingstown, RI

Tentative Schedule:

10:00 Coffee and pastries
10:30 – 11:30 FSMA Update, scheduling an On-farm Readiness Review
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00 Ice Cream Social
2:00 – 3:00 Food Seminar TBD
4:00 Business Meeting
5:00 Social Hour w/Cash Bar
6:00 Dinner and speaker, awards, etc.


Our 2018 dinner speaker will be Mace Thornton, Executive Director of Communications for American Farm Bureau Federation.  He has held that position since March 2013.

Thornton manages the AFBF Communications Department, where he oversees the team that carries out all aspects of strategic and tactical communications
for the nation’s largest farm organization. He is a member of AFBF’s Strategic Action Team, and helps lead AFBF as a member of its management team.

He joined the AFBF staff in 1990. A native of Kansas, Thornton began his Farm Bureau career in 1985 as a member of the Kansas Farm Bureau staff.

Thornton serves as vice chair of the communications committee for the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) and is a board member of the Center for Food Integrity (CFI). His writing and strategic communications work has been nationally published and recognized.

He is a member of the Stafford County (Va.) Farm Bureau.


Look back soon for more details.

Would you like to be a sponsor?  Contact Heidi @ 401-385-3339 or director@rifb.org. Click here to see the 2018 Annual Meeting Sponsorship Levels