The ABF acts on behalf of the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry. The organization sponsors an essay contest in conjunction with 4-H. For more information, contact

500 Discovery Parkway, Suite 125
Superior, CO 80027-8644
Tel: (404) 760-2875

The AFBF Web site features legislative news, state farm bureau news, online brochures, and information on Farm Bureau Programs such as AFBF Young Farmers & Ranchers Program. This program, for ages 18 to 35, offers educational conferences, networking opportunities, and competitive events.

600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 1000W
Washington, DC 20024-2555
Tel: (202) 406-3600

For information on certification, contact

720 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite 360-S
Glendale, CO 80246-2664
Tel: (303) 758-3513
Fax: (303) 758-0190

For information on educational programs for youth and careers, visit

7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4934
Tel: (301) 961-2800

To learn about farmer-owner cooperatives and how cooperative businesses operate, contact

50 F Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001-1530
Tel: (202) 626-8700

For information on membership, contact

20 F Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001-6700
Tel: (202) 554-1600
Fax: (202) 554-1654

For information on educational programs for youth and careers, contact

6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (888) 332-2668

Find resources and events for small farms and beginning farmers by visiting its Web site.

1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Stop 2201
Washington, DC 20250-2201

For information on youth programs, contact

For information on the agricultural industry, contact

1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-0002
Tel: (202) 720-2791
Email: askusda@usda.go

For information about aquaculture, contact

PO Box 397
Sorrento, LA 70778-0397
Tel: (225) 347-5408
Fax: (225) 347-5408