We would like to take the time on Tuesdays to introduce you to our trustees! While our trustees are busy with their jobs and families, they still manage to find time to do great work for Farm Bureau and we appreciate all that they continue to do for their respective county! We value these members and their many hours contributed to making Farm Bureau great! 

This week we would like to introduce you to Kelly Penquite.

Where did you grow up?

  • Blanchester, OH

How long have you been a Farm Bureau member?

  • A little over a year

How long have you been a trustee?

  • One year

What is your agriculture background?

  • As a kid I showed lambs at the Clinton County Fair. I also grew up on two family farms that I still help farm today. We grow predominately corn and soybeans. We also farm some hay. I studied agriculture business at Wilmington College where I graduated in 2016. I interned with Seed Consultants, Great American Insurance and ADM while in college.

What is your current job title?

  • I am currently a crop insurance adjuster for Crop Risk Services. I also have my commercial pilot’s license to fly drones for the company.

What activities have you participated in with Farm Bureau?

  • I have attended YAP conference, annual meeting, helped at the corn festival and the county fair. I am currently the county Vice President and was voted to attend the OFBF Annual Meeting next year.

What is one interesting fact about yourself?

  • I am marrying my best friend September 2019!
As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.
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