• 2018 NYFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference

    March 16-17, 2018

    The New York Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference will be held Friday March 16 – Saturday March 17 at the Holiday Inn, Auburn NY.  The conference will consist of agricultural tours, workshops, speakers and networking opportunities geared for young farmers 18-35 years of age.

    The conference agenda includes agricultural tours, speakers and workshops as well as an AgTrivia contest. 

    The cost for NYFB members to attend the two-day Young Farmers & Ranchers conference is $125 which includes registration fee, Friday lunch, Friday agricultural tours, Friday dinner and evening activities, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch.

    You can register for the conference and meals by completing the Registration form and mail it with payment to:       

                                             New York Farm Bureau

                                             Attn: YFR Conference

                                             PO Box 5330

                                                                                                                                    Albany, NY 12205-0330

    or call NYFB @ 1-800-342-4143 to pay over the phone with a credit card. Contact NYFB at membersupport@nyfb.org if you have any questions.

    Hotel reservations are made directly with the Holiday Inn, Auburn, call 315-253-4531 or make reservations online at https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/auburn/syrau/hoteldetail  - use the Group Code “NFB” for the discounted rate of $100.57 per room - single/double (includes taxes).

    Reservations are due March 7, 2018. 

    Conference Agenda

    Conference Registration Form

  • 'Farmside Chat' - FSMA Produce Safety Rule

    March 13 - March 26

    The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and New York Farm Bureau are welcoming you to join us in a ‘Farmside Chat’ discussing the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule and its application to farms in New York State.

    Dates, Times & Locations
    3/12 - Noon, Hilton Garden Inn 2038 Old Country Rd Riverhead NY 11901
    3/13 - 9am, Hampton Inn 20 Crystal Run Crossing Middletown NY 10941
    3/21 - Noon, Quality Inn & Suites 8250 Park Rd Batavia NY 14020
    3/22 - 9am, Hilton Garden Inn 74 State St Auburn NY 13021
    3/26 - 11am, Holiday Inn 412 State Rte. 3 Plattsburgh NY 12901

    Follow these links for On-Line Registration
    NYFB MEMBERS - Click Here to Register                         
    NON-MEMBERS - Click Here to Register

    If you have any questions, or would like to register by phone, please call NYFB Member Support at 1-800-342-4143.

  • Dues Structure Review Process Input Sessions

    March 26, 2018 - March 28, 2018

    New York Farm Bureau will be hosting five regional Input Sessions the last full week of March.  The goal of these meetings will be to gather input from Regular Members as part of our Dues Structure Review Process.  All Regular Members are invited and encouraged to attend.



    Click HERE to register on-line
    or, call 1-800-342-4143


    Here are the 2018 Input Session Options:

    - Monday, March 26, 11am – 2pm
    NYFB Office, 159 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205

    - Monday, March 26, 6:30pm-9pm
    Broome County CCE Office, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905

    - Tuesday, March 27, 11am – 2pm
    Jefferson County Fairgrounds,  970 Coffeen St., Watertown, NY 13601 (Jefferson County Fair Building)

    - Tuesday, March 27, 6:30pm – 9pm
    Genesee County Community College, Room 119A & B, Batavia, NY 14020

    - Wednesday, March 28, 11am-2pm
    NYFB Regional Office, 7413 County House Road, Auburn NY 13021

    --- A Light Meal Will be Provided at Each Meeting --

    Meeting Topics Will Include
    - Brief review of past Dues Level and Dues Structure Changes
    - Review of potential Dues Structure options as defined by the Enhanced Membership Committee
    - Open discussion and member input