North Carolina Among Three States Awarded

Minnesota Farm Bureau was awarded a “My American Farm” kiosk at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s recent Joint National Leadership and Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The winner of the kiosk was selected through tweets posted to the social media site Twitter.

The conference’s keynote speaker, Michael Abrashoff, selected the winner, asking attendees to tweet examples of how they put the leadership roadmap to work.

MFB member Malissa Fritz tweeted, “I am passionate about being a farmer, a wife, and a mom! But, as a leader it’s my responsibility to share that passion!” She won the kiosk for her home state’s Farm Bureau headquarters.

Two additional kiosks were given away at AFBF’s 94th Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn., in January. North Dakota Farm Bureau won a kiosk during a drawing at the opening general session and North Carolina Farm Bureau was awarded the second during the Foundation’s Night Out at the Grand Ole Opry House.

Kiosks feature educational games from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s website. The site, resources and kiosk are made possible through the generous support of title sponsor, DuPont Pioneer. To take advantage of free My American Farm resources, games and activities, visit is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.