American Farm Bureau Recognizes Creative County Farm Bureaus

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FB NEWS – 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:
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
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.

Posted by: FB News, January 11, 2019

Source: WSFB