President Jason Feldner conducted the Noble County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Friday, August 1, 2014, at Noble County Fairgrounds. At this meeting the members voted on proposed policies and selected Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting.
Policy issues included wildlife concerns, taxes, budget items, oil and gas issues and Congressional spending.
The program also featured presentations of awards to outstanding contributors to the organization and dedicated volunteers from this past year. Several volunteers were recognized as membership workers this year.
Organization Director, Betsy Anderson stated, “Farm Bureau depends on volunteers to accomplish our goals and policies. Noble County is very blessed with dedicated people to serve on their Board of Trustees and as membership marketers.”
State Rep. Andy Thompson received the “Friend of Agriculture” award from the Ohio Farm Bureau for his outstanding dedication to Ohio’s No. 1 industry of agriculture.