Adam Sharp

Sharp takes the lead at Ohio Farm Bureau

“Preserving our agricultural heritage and keeping it strong–that’s something I enjoy talking about with our Farm Bureau members.” ~ Adam Sharp.

Adam Sharp was recently hired to fill the shoes of the retired John C. “Jack” Fisher as executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Fisher retired in July after 20 years as Farm Bureau’s leader.

After 10 years working in various policy and government relations roles with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the American Farm Bureau Federation in the nation’s capital, Sharp and his wife, Lisa, decided to move back with their children to central Ohio 12 years ago. He’s been with Ohio Farm Bureau since 2004 and most recently served as vice president of public policy.

Sharp grew up working on his family’s Fairfield County farm, which he now owns and operates with his brothers Scott and Kyle. Another brother, Nathan, is studying at a Christian seminary in Kentucky.

When he was introduced as the new executive vice president for Farm Bureau, newly elected State President Frank Burkett noted that he was “one of the nation’s foremost policy experts in agriculture and has a deep understanding of the rapidly changing food and agriculture industry.”

In this video, Sharp introduces you to his farm and his family.

Sharp also discusses his vision for Ohio Farm Bureau.

Read more about Adam Sharp.

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.