American Farm Bureau Celebrating Creative County Farm Bureaus at Annual Convention

Newsroom / January 13, 2020

The American Farm Bureau Federation will celebrate 24 county Farm Bureaus for innovative programs and activities during the organization’s 101st Annual Convention, which kicks off Friday in Austin, Texas. The winners are being highlighted as part of the County Activities of Excellence Awards program.

The winners (listed by state and county Farm Bureau) are:                                                  

California

County Farm Bureau Mobile Application (Sacramento)

Healthy Dinner Program (San Joaquin)

Resource Rally (Humboldt)

Illinois

Consumer Gateway to Ag (DuPage)

Food Pantry Challenge (Cook)

Lilacs, Land and Long Necked Chickens* (Pike, Scott)

Indiana

History of Agriculture – Past, Present and Future (Fayette)

Kansas

District Farm Tour, Wine Tasting & Luncheon* (Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Shawnee, Jackson, Atchison)

Michigan

Tire Recycling Drive Project* (Saginaw, Genesee)

Treat of Agriculture (Washtenaw)

Minnesota

Agriculture Career Day (Pope)

Missouri

We’re so Eggcited! (Wright)

New York

Farm Safety is Not an Accident (Chenango)

Ohio

Agricultural District Sign-Up Days* (Paulding, Putnam, Allen and Van Wert)

M.A.D.E. On the Farm (Ross)

County Ag Day (Ashtabula)

Feed Our Neighbors, Support Our Future (Warren)

Ladies Night Out (Highland)

Safe Farms Facility* (Wayne, Ashland, Medina, Holmes)

School Backpack Program (Belmont)

Sowing the Seeds for Agriculture’s Future* (Carroll, Tuscarawas)

Texas

Youth Advocacy Training (Cherokee)

Young Farmers & Ranchers Harvest Experience (Anderson)

Wisconsin

Meet Your Local Farmer – A Farm-to-Table Tour (Calumet)

*Multi-county collaborative.

For more information on the winning programs, contact Amelia Iliohan, AFBF program coordinator (ameliai@fb.org 202-406-3666).

Contact:
Cole Staudt
Media Relations Specialist
(202) 406-3643
coles@fb.org
 
Cyndie Shearing
Director, Communications
Office (202) 406-3649
cyndies@fb.org
 

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