Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation at the organization’s 101st annual meeting held Dec. 4-5 in Columbus. He holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization.

Prettyman was elected to the board of trustees in 2012 and represents members in his district that encompasses Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.
Prettyman farms with his family, raising corn, soybeans and beef cattle. He also is a sales specialist with Purina Animal Nutrition. A 22-year member of Marion County Farm Bureau, Prettyman has served as its president and has been active with local and state Pork Producers Councils and Ohio Cattlemen’s Association.

He has a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Ohio State University. He and his wife, Julie, have a daughter and son. They attend Trinity Evangelical UMC in Upper Sandusky.

Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities. Learn more at ofbf.org.

This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Ty Higgins, 614-246-8231.

Editors: A high-resolution photo of Mr. Prettyman is available to accompany this story.

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