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 Anne Fry, who is from Buffalo, New York. Anne graduated from Kenmore East in Tonawanda, New York. She has a bachelor’s degree from Heidelberg College and a masters of education from Bowling Green. Anne is married to Ronald and has a son, Aaron, and two step sons, Shawn and Cory. She is now a substitute teacher after retiring from Seneca East where she taught art for 35 years.
Meet Anne Fry
What and where do you farm (or work for an agribusiness)?
We farm corn and soybeans in Bloom Township.
How long have you been a farmer?
Why did you decide to be a farmer (or work in agribusiness)?
Because I married a farmer.
What do you love about farming?
I enjoy a successful season when everything goes well.
Why do you think it’s important to know where your food comes from?
Farmers work very hard to provide a great product. It is important to understand cost of production.
What is the biggest challenge facing agriculture?
Misconception of current practices of fertilization.
Why are you a Farm Bureau member? What do you see as the biggest benefit?
Farmers need “people” to lobby for our interests in Columbus and Washington.
What is your favorite Farm Bureau event or activity?
Annual Meeting and visiting at the Farm Science Review.
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
I enjoy Bunco with my friends, working on my landscaping and reading a good book.