Darke Co. Farm Bureau with their CAE display at the AFBF annual meeting

County Activities of Excellence Awards application now available

Applications are available for county Farm Bureaus to enter the County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. The CAE recognizes up to 25 successful county Farm Bureau programs from across the nation.

With a focus on Farm Bureau’s priority issues, the CAE program groups county activities into the following areas: Education and Ag Promotion, Member Services, Public Relations and Information, Leadership Development and Policy Implementation.

Winning counties will be announced Oct.15 and will present displays about their activities at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) annual meeting tradeshow, Jan. 13-16, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. They will also receive $2,250 toward expenses incurred through participation in the CAE program at the annual meeting.

County Farm Bureau applications must be received at Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s office no later than Aug. 31, 2012. Applications can be downloaded from the AFBF website.


Contact Scott Donaldson, OFBF director of volunteer and member engagement, at 614-246-8275 or [email protected]

Download applications 

Read about Darke and Medina counties, 2012 Ohio CAE winners 

Callie Wells 

Callie Wells is the director of digital communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.

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