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Executive Director’s Blog

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SHOW YOUR FARM BUREAU PRIDE WITH THIS GEAR!

Thank your favorite farmer by ordering some Farm Bureau/No Farmers-No Food gear this holiday season! Get your order in by DECEMBER 5.  We’ll ship your order in mid-December. 

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Orders can be shipped anywhere in the nation. Be sure to include the $10 shipping fee with the order. Utilize the shipping button at the bottom of the page.  

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Orders will not be processed without paying the shipping fee. Organizations are encouraged to order in bulk to save on shipping.

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​Questions? E-mail Debbie J. Pribell, Membership Coordinator, at debbiep@njfb.org

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Click here to visit the store, and browse all of the available items.

This week, U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a major initiative advancing voluntary climate-smart farming and forestry practices. The USDA is inviting proposals from private sector stakeholders “interested in voluntarily collaborating to test wide-ranging ideas that sequester carbon and reduce GHG emissions on farms and working lands.” Vilsack credited the Farm Bureau-led Food and Ag Climate Alliance (FACA) recommendations when his agency formed the program.

Click here for a summary of the FACA recommendations.

Frank Gibbs, longtime Warren County farmer and almost iconic figure in the northern New Jersey dairy industry, died last Sunday. He was 82. Frank was active on the farm now managed by his son Brant until just a year ago. Among his many farming accomplishments, he was a leader among fellow dairymen in Warren County and as a Farm Bureau member who worked closely with the late Charlie Miller. Frank was a visionary in the farmland preservation program; his Allamuchy farm was among the first preserved farms in the state, dating back to 1986-88 according to his son. Services will be on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Click here to view the obituary.