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American Farm Bureau Recognizes Creative County Farm Bureaus

Newsroom / January 11, 2019

Twenty-four county Farm Bureaus nationwide are being honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation for innovative program ideas in the organization’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. The winners are being highlighted during AFBF’s 100th Annual Convention.

The CAE program acknowledges and shares successful county Farm Bureau programs and activities. The winners (listed by state and county Farm Bureau) are:

Centennial Celebration: 100 Years of Farm Bureau in our County, Mendocino   

California
Centennial Celebration: 100 Years of Farm Bureau in our County, Mendocino     

Illinois
Sounds of Summer, Knox

Making Sense of Food Labels, Winnebago-Boone   

Indiana
County Farm to Fork, Benton

Summer Harvest Supper, Wayne

Kentucky
County Farm Bureau BBQ Cook Off, Bourbon

AgWeek, Fleming     

Ag Day Farm to Table and Breakfast 5K, Nelson

Michigan
Promotion and Education Fall Kick Off, Washtenaw

New York
Animal Abuse 101 for Law Enforcement, Chenango

KinderFarmin’, Genesee       

Ohio
Veteran’s Salute, Belmont

Celebrity Chef Competition, Fayette

ChickQuest, Jefferson

Nutrient Management Meeting, Lucas

Ag School Days, Noble

Rural Family Safety Day, Pike

Crafting Cocktails with Herbs, Wood

Texas
Mother Earth News Fair, Bell

Farm to Table Dinner, Cherokee

Breakfast on the Farm , Nacogdoches

Multi-County Collaboratives

Illinois
Regional Television Commercial Campaign – Scott, Pike, Adams, Hancock         

Ohio

Farm Safety is a Big Deal – Butler, Preble, Hamilton, Montgomery

Texas
Agriculture Goes Urban at the Home and Garden Show – Baylor, Clay, Archer, Montague, Wichita

For more information on the winning programs, contact Elise Stoddard, AFBF director of organization development, at (202) 406-3638 or elises@fb.org.

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