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Orleans County Farm Bureau wins laurels at state annual meeting

Photo courtesy of Orleans County Farm Bureau: Orleans County Farm Bureau members David Bittner, left, and Chad Kirby are shown on the delegate floor during the New York Farm Bureau annual meeting this week in Syracuse.

Posted 6 December 2018 at 9:00 pm

Press Release, Orleans County Farm Bureau

The Orleans County Farm Bureau was presented with four County Activity of Excellence awards at the New York Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting, held December 4-5 in Syracuse.

The County Activity of Excellence awards are presented to county Farm Bureaus that have exhibited excellence in a variety of categories relating to effectiveness in agriculture promotion and outreach, leadership and county Farm Bureau management, legislative advocacy, and membership.

While at the State Annual Meeting, farmer members also took part in the grassroots process of laying the groundwork for the year ahead. More than 150 delegates from across New York proposed, discussed and voted on resolutions that will guide NYFB’s public policy agenda for 2019.

Orleans County Farm Bureau is dedicated to solving the economic and public policy issues challenging the agricultural community. The county is part of New York Farm Bureau, the largest agricultural advocacy group in New York State, known to members and the public as “The Voice of New York Agriculture.”

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