Smith elected Ohio Farm Bureau regional trustee

Kyle Smith of South Vienna was elected Southwest regional trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s 98th annual meeting. Smith will represent the interests of members in 20 southwest Ohio counties.

Smith farms with his parents, Mike and Nikki. They produce corn, soybeans and wheat in Clark and Champaign counties. Smith also co-owns KC Fencing Company and is the owner of Kyle Smith Crop Insurance.

A 10-year Clark County Farm Bureau member, Smith most recently served as county Farm Bureau president. He also served as county board vice president and communications chair. Previously he served on the membership model task force and the policy development committees for Ohio Farm Bureau. Smith was an Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals Excellence in Agriculture finalist in 2015 and 2016.

A graduate of Ohio State University, Smith has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural systems management. He and his wife, Amber, have a son.

During OFBF’s annual meeting Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 in Columbus, delegates established policy on a variety of agricultural, environmental, economic and social issues. The organization’s mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. To learn more, visit

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. Smith is available to accompany this story.