The Ross County Virtual Annual Meeting took place on Aug. 27, 2020. Proxy voting was conducted by mail. The following policies, delegates and trustees were approved by a voting majority of county members:
2020-2021 Ross County Farm Bureau Approved Policies
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports increasing litter control efforts and recycling initiatives.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports robust local law enforcement, fire and emergency services including recruitment, training and workforce development programs.
The Ross County Farm Bureau encourages assistance programs to end child hunger, including support for local food banks and summer feeding programs.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports funding FFA programs and boosting agricultural education programming in all school districts. The county Farm Bureau encourages active participation in national, state and local learning and leadership activities.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports increasing manufacturing opportunities to start, grow and expand businesses in Ohio and create new jobs.
The Ross County Farm Bureau encourages homeless service providers, local housing authorities and community leaders to partner with state leaders to provide shelter and protect the health and well-being of homeless individuals and families.
The Ross County Farm Bureau encourages Ohio legislators to devise a sustainable funding mechanism to fund public schools, reduce the burden on local taxpayers and promote more equitable funding for school districts across the state.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports developing domestic energy from diverse sources, thereby creating economic opportunities for landowners, greater domestic energy security and increased consumer access and energy options at affordable prices.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports state and local initiatives that provide full broadband and cellular connectivity to rural businesses and residents.
The Ross County Farm Bureau supports expanding meat processing and packing to increase direct marketing opportunities for Ohio livestock producers.
The following delegates were elected for the 2021 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting:
The following trustees were elected to serve a three-year term: