President Dennis Ward conducted the Monroe County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Midway Community Center in Sardis. 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 wildlife concerns, animal welfare, oil and gas issues and congressional spending.
The program also featured presentations of awards to outstanding contributors to the organization and dedicated volunteers from this past year. Entertainment was provided by “Uncle Dufus.”
Retiring board members Dale Riggenbach and Jeff Rich were recognized for their service.