Jenny Cox of Dresden has been elected Southeast Regional Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She will help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization and represent Farm Bureau members from 24 counties.
Cox was elected during Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th annual meeting in Columbus Dec. 7.
Cox and her husband, Jared, own Cox Seed Sales, sell crop insurance and raise 1.5 acres of hops which they sell to local breweries in Muskingum County. They also are part of Cox Brothers Farm, where they raise corn, soybeans and wheat in Muskingum and Coshocton counties.
A 20-year member of Muskingum County Farm Bureau, she currently serves as its president and has held other offices in the organization. She is a member of the 2017 Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Development Committee and is a graduate of Ohio Farm Bureau’s AgriPOWER leadership development institute.
Cox received her bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism from the Ohio State University and her master’s in education from Mt. Vernon Nazarene University. She is a member of Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers and Ohio Soybean Association, the Tri Valley School Board, the Mid-East Career and Technology Centers board and previously was an English/language arts teacher at Tri Valley High School.
The Coxes are the parents of two sons.
The mission of Ohio Farm Bureau is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities. The organization helps its members engage in policy and communications activities to improve their communities and provides a wide range of member benefits.
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