RICHMOND, Vt. — Vermont Farm Bureau is delighted to host Zippy Duvall, President of American Farm Bureau Federation on a four-day tour of Vermont farms in late August.
Duvall is a third-generation farmer from Georgia. He is currently a beef and poultry farmer and has been a dairy farmer. He will be talking to a variety of Vermont farmers all around the state about their issues in anticipation of the next farm bill, and to better represent Vermont farmers nationally.
Capping his trip will be a stop at the Vermont Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting and Picnic to be held in Brandon on August 31, 2017. President Duvall will be the guest of Joe Tisbert, President Farm Bureau, and his wife, Anne, at Valley Dream farm in Cambridge, Vermont.
American Farm Bureau is a nationwide farm, forest and ranch advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., with organizations in every state. Members work with national leaders to advocate for farmers on all types of agricultural, silvicultural, business, trade, environmental, labor and legal issues.
Vermont Farm Bureau’s office is in Richmond, Vermont, and has a membership of 3000. Their purpose is to be a unified voice advocating for Vermont’s diverse agricultural interests. Anyone active in agriculture or forestry or interested in supporting these industries is invited to become a member.
For more information or to RSVP to the Picnic on August 31, please contact Chris O’Keefe at 802-434-5646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—American Farm Bureau Federation
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