Welcome to Seneca County Farm Bureau’s member spotlight blog! Every month, Seneca County Farm Bureau will feature a spotlight blog on a board member so you can get to know him or her a little better.
Our monthly spotlight blog features Seneca County Farm Bureau board trustee Gerald Senn, who is from Attica. Gerald graduated from Seneca East High School and has his associate’s degree in crop production. He is married and has four children. Gerald is involved in the Sons of American Legion, American Riders, and the Masonic Lodge.
Meet Gerald Senn
How long have you been a farmer?
I have been a farmer my whole life.
Why did you decide to be a farmer (or work in agribusiness)?
Because of the family.
What do you love about farming?
I love being outside.
Why do you think it’s important to know where your food comes from?
Because then you can choose better quality.
What is the biggest challenge facing agriculture?
The separation of the public from rural and ag living.
Why are you a Farm Bureau member? What do you see as the biggest benefit?
The networking available and the information I get.
What is your favorite Farm Bureau event or activity?
The board meetings.
Life Outside of Farm Bureau
What are your hobbies besides farming?
I like to travel, ride my motorcycle, hunt and fish.