This November in Kansas City, NAFB will celebrate its 71st convention with the theme “From Our Roots Our Future Grows.”

KSIR Farm Director, Lorrie Boyer recently had the opportunity to tour Brush Meat Processing, the largest bison processing plant in the United States, processes over 200 buffalo per day.

FORMER FARM BROADCASTER NAMED TO AGRICULTURAL PUBLIC RELATIONS HALL OF FAME…Richard “Rich” Howell was one of two inductees named at the 2014 annual meeting of the Agricultural Relations Council.

Welcome and thank you for all the great feedback on the AIC newsletter. I am not sure if there is a more dynamic or engaged council in NAFB than the AIC. I had the opportunity to visit with many during Washington Watch at the beginning of May.

Watermelons are as All-American as a Norman Rockwell lithograph. Often a favorite menu item at summer gatherings are wonderful, juicy watermelon. The biggest weekend for watermelon sales are during Independence Day weekend. Impress your friends and family with the following watermelon trivia facts at your next summer picnic!