Weaver re-elected Ohio Farm Bureau trustee

Chris Weaver of Lyons has been re-elected to the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will represent Farm Bureau members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties during his second three-year term. As a trustee, Weaver will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm and food organization.

Weaver farms with his wife, Katie, and parents, Leon and Nancy. They operate a dairy and raise corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. Their farm also operates a methane digester.

Weaver is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and received a degree in managerial and agricultural economics. He is an 17-year member of the Williams County Farm Bureau and has served as its president and on several committees including membership, and food and animal issues. He has been active in OFBF’s Young Agricultural Professionals program. Weaver also served on the board of the Ohio Dairy Producers Association. The Weavers attend CedarCreek Church of Toledo and have four children.

Weaver’s election took place during the 98th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Columbus. OFBF’s mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. The organization helps its members engage in policy and communications activities to improve their communities and provides a wide range of member benefits. To learn more, visit ofbf.org.

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. Weaver is available to accompany this story.