President Cliff Sickler conducted the Monroe County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Midway Community Center. At this meeting, the members voted on proposed policies and selected trustees for the board of trustees as well as delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2022 Annual Meeting.
Policy issues included broadband internet, water issues, oil and gas drilling and wildlife policies. The program also featured presentations of awards to outstanding contributors to the organization and dedicated volunteers from this past year.
The County Foundation Scholarship with the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation was highlighted during the evening. Donations of any amount are still being accepted and are tax deductible. These may be mailed to Monroe County Farm Bureau, 100 Colonel Drive, Barnesville, OH 43713.
Senior Organization Director Betsy Anderson stated, “Farm Bureau depends on volunteers to accomplish our goals and policies. Monroe County is very blessed with dedicated people to serve on their board of trustees and as membership marketers.”