Policy & Advocacy - Development
NDFB policies are the culmination of the policy development process. Resolutions become organizational policy at the NDFB state annual meeting, when members representing each county Farm Bureau vote upon each resolution forwarded.
The 2018 NDFB Policy Book in pdf.
Policy Development timeline
Public Policy division distributes discussion papers and resolutions process documents to county Farm Bureaus
June through September
County policy development meetings and county annual meetings
Deadline for county Farm Bureaus to submit resolutions to NDFB Bismarck office prior to district resolutions meetings
September and October
District Resolutions Meetings are held in each of the nine NDFB Districts.
NDFB Annual Meeting, Bismarck, Ramkota
Open Resolutions Committee and NDFB House of Delegates followed by Focus Meeting of NDFB Policy Committees
American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana