President Bryson Wakeley conducted the Guernsey County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting of members Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Cambridge. At this meeting, the members voted on proposed policies and selected trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2018 Annual Meeting.
Policy issues discussed included agricultural education, CAUV (farmland taxes), drug/opioid epidemic and oil and gas issues. The program also featured presentations of awards to outstanding contributors to the organization and dedicated volunteers from this past year.
Recognized for their outstanding dedication to Guernsey County Farm Bureau were Tony Brown as the Hall of Fame recipient and the President’s Award was presented to Milt Durben. Organization Director, Betsy Anderson stated, “Farm Bureau depends on volunteers to accomplish our goals and policies. Guernsey County is very blessed with dedicated people to serve on their board of trustees and as membership marketers.”