American Farm Bureau Recognizes Creative County Farm Bureaus

Posted on Jan 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:

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.