Kayla Jones is organization director for Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties. In this role, she is the liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and Ohio Farm Bureau, working with members as they develop and implement programs to strengthen their organizations, serve members and affect positive change in their communities. She was named organization director in May 2017.

She has a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in speech communications from Muskingum College and a master’s degree in secondary English education from Ohio State.

What is something you can point to that has been accomplished thanks to the joint efforts of farmers and community members in your area?

In Licking County, the Farmer’s Share Breakfast was in debate of being cancelled several years ago due to lack of attendance. The board members decided it was an important event and made the decision to overhaul the event. The following year it was moved to a new location and included new sponsors and ways to include the community. As a result the attendance has grown and is now an event the community looks forward to every year.
What is your favorite Farm Bureau member benefit?

Rocky Boots

Tell us about one big project one of your counties has planned or has recently conducted?

This year, Holmes County is taking on the challenge of a dinner on the farm. Holmes Harvest for Hunger will be held Sept. 9 at Hi Hills Farm in Glenmont.

As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.
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Mary Smallsreed

Trumbull County Farm Bureau

Policy Development
If you have issues with local planning or have legal questions, someone at the Farm Bureau has the answer for you, or they’ll connect you with someone who does.
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Gayle Hansen

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau

Hansen's Greenhouse
Farm Bureau is an incredible organization that has given me countless professional development opportunities in addition to advocating for all sizes and types of farmers.
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Shana Angel

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau

We go to a lot of Farm Bureau events, and there’s a lot of camaraderie built because you’re meeting with people who have similar interests and goals.
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Andy Hollenback

Licking County Farm Bureau

Event Calendar
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.
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Eric Bernstein

Wyandot County Farm Bureau

Future employees, leaders
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington, D.C.
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Austin Heil

Hardin County Farm Bureau

Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
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