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  • The American Farm Bureau Federation is now accepting applications for its 11th Women’s Communication Boot Camp class, Oct. 24 – 27 in Washington, D.C. The three-day intensive training is open to all women who are Farm Bureau members. The training offers sessions on public speaking, testifying, targeting your message and working with the media.
  • Larry Byrd will rejoin NCGA and the Council in Washington this week as the receptionist and administrative assistant. He will serve as the first point of contact for visitors and callers, as well as greet and direct guests to the appropriate staff members and assist them with office projects.
  • The National Cotton Council (NCC) announced extreme disappointment over the fact that the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill does not include the cottonseed policy developed by the U.S. cotton industry in consultation with Congress.
  • The Illinois Wheat Association will host the Southern Illinois Winter Wheat Tour Tuesday, May 23. The tour will give Illinois wheat farmers an opportunity to make observations that will factor in to yield estimates of the 2017 winter wheat crop.
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