Welcome to Wyandot County Farm Bureau’s member spotlight blog! Every month, Wyandot 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 Wyandot County Farm Bureau’s board trustee, Daisy Wright, who is originally from Upper Sandusky. Daisy graduated from Upper Sandusky High School. She is married with three boys. Daisy is active in her church and attends a Hearts of Beauty retreat and helps with that 2-3 times each year. She also helps with a special needs ministry.
What and where do you farm (or work for an agribusiness)?
I am an elite certified farm insurance agent with Nationwide.
How long have you been in this job?
I have worked for Outland Insurance for almost 4 years.
Why did you choose to work here?
A part-time customer service position led to the opportunity to become an agent.
What do you love about this job?
Nationwide offers a comprehensive product which has not only helped protect farmers throughout the nation but we work closely with local farmers and Farm Bureau officers to keep the product relevant to current ever-changing needs.
Why do you think it’s important to know where your food comes from?
First of all it helps me appreciate every bite.
What is the biggest challenge facing agriculture?
Regulation and how the mass community doesn’t understand the heart of the rural farmer.
Why are you a Farm Bureau member? What do you see as the biggest benefit?
I believe in making sure there are still farms for the next generation and that our current youth can keep small farms alive and producing.
What Farm Bureau programs are you most active in?
Currently planning the upcoming Wyandot County fair and helping at the local board meetings.
Life Outside of Farm Bureau
What are your hobbies besides farming?
I have a teenage son active in sports, so between sporting events I remain active in my church and enjoy quality time with my friends and family.