Four Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. They are the Carroll, Franklin, Highland and Marion County Farm Bureaus.
“Considering AFBF only chooses 24 winners total, the fact that Ohio has four makes a pretty strong statement about the quality of programming our county Farm Bureaus are carrying out,” said Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Jack Fisher.
The CAE program identifies programs that serve as models of innovation for local activities and display the value of volunteers working together to build and strengthen their communities. The competition focuses on county efforts in education and agricultural promotion, member services, public relations and information, leadership development and policy implementation. Counties compete along with Farm Bureaus of similar membership size.
All four Ohio winners will display their programs, which were conducted in 2013, at the AFBF annual meeting trade show in San Antonio in January.… Continue readingRead More »