State Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellence

Newsroom / January 7, 2018

State Farm Bureaus were presented awards at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show. The awards recognized excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2017.

The Pinnacle Award, the highest honor a state can be awarded for program and membership achievement, was given to Arizona, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

New Horizon Awards, honoring states with the most innovative new programs, were presented to: Alabama, Arizona, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia.

2018 Opening General Session

The Awards of Excellence are awarded to state Farm Bureaus that demonstrate outstanding achievements in four program areas: Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; and Membership Value.

The Awards of Excellence winners by state and category are:

  • Alabama (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Arkansas (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Arizona (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • California (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Colorado (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Connecticut (Engagement and Outreach)
  • Florida (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Georgia (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Idaho (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Illinois (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Indiana (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Iowa (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Kansas (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Kentucky (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Louisiana (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Maryland (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Massachusetts (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Michigan (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Minnesota (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Mississippi (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach, Membership Value)
  • Missouri (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Montana (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Nebraska (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Membership Value)
  • Nevada (Advocacy)
  • New Mexico (Advocacy)
  • New York (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • North Carolina (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Ohio (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Oklahoma (Advocacy; Membership Value)
  • Oregon (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Pennsylvania (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • South Carolina (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Membership Value)
  • South Dakota (Education and Outreach)
  • Tennessee (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Texas (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Utah (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Virginia (Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value)
  • Washington (Advocacy; Leadership and Business Development)
  • Wisconsin (Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development)

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Will Rodger
Director, Policy Communications
(202) 406-3642
willr@fb.org
 
Mace Thornton
Executive Director, Communications
(202) 406-3641
macet@fb.org
 

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