Dustin Converse of Richwood was re-elected by the Union County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees to serve as the county president for the 2018 – 2019 year. Converse will lead the county board in community outreach efforts, education, and grassroots policy impacting the agricultural industry.
Converse and his family are grain and cattle farmers. In addition to his county leadership, he and his wife, Casey, are chairs of the Young Ag Professionals committee at the state level for Ohio Farm Bureau. During his presidency, Converse will be attending lobbying trips in Washington, D.C. and Columbus where he will meet with elected officials to share the voice of Union County’s farming community.
With over 1,100 members, Union County Farm Bureau is a grassroots, advocacy organization that works to support our state’s food and farm community. The agriculture industry is Ohio’s largest economic sector and responsible for 1 out of every 7 jobs in the state.