President Trump to headline Farm Bureau convention


For the third consecutive year President Trump will give the keynote address at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention.

His speech will be at the Austin Convention Center on Jan. 19.

“The American Farm Bureau is honored President Trump will return for a third consecutive year to speak with farmers and ranchers who work tirelessly to produce the quality food and fiber our country needs,” AFBF President Zippy Duvall said. “We are grateful that he has made agricultural issues a priority and look forward to welcoming him to Austin at a time when there is much to talk about, from trade progress to important regulatory reforms.”

According to Farm Journal, President Trump’s approval rating among farmers is 82 percent.

Also in attendance will be Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) and Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas).