Prettyman re-elected treasurer of Ohio Farm Bureau

Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization.

This will be his first full term as treasurer after taking office during a special election this past April. Prettyman was elected to the board of trustees in 2012 and represents members in his district that encompasses Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.

Prettyman farms with his family, raising corn, soybeans and beef cattle. He also is a sales specialist with Purina Animal Nutrition. A 19-year member of Marion County Farm Bureau, Prettyman has served as its president and has been active with local and state Pork Producers Councils and Ohio Cattlemen’s Association.

He has a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Ohio State University. He and his wife, Julie, have a daughter and son. They attend Trinity Evangelical UMC in Upper Sandusky.

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This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Joe Cornely, 614-246-8230.

Editors: A high resolution photo of Mr. Prettyman is available to accompany this story.