The elite leadership program was started in 2008 to help agricultural advocates gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses and communities.Read More
Olivia Rinesmith has joined the Central Ohio Farm Bureau team as our membership and marketing intern. She is a junior at The Ohio State University studying agricultural communications and production agriculture. Her background in agriculture is very strong. Her family has been Madison County Farm Bureau members for many generations.
Growing up, Olivia was involved in 4-H and FFA where she raised lambs and held multiple leadership positions. She currently serves as the 2021-2022 Ohio Lamb and Wool Ambassador and is a member of the Ohio State Livestock Judging Team. She is excited to begin this journey with Farm Bureau to improve and maintain membership while educating what this organization is all about.
I’m Krista Stradley and I recently joined Central Ohio Farm Bureau as the marketing and media associate. I hold a business degree from The Ohio State University and a culinary degree from Alamance Community College in Graham, NC. My husband, Lee, and I have been married for 20 years, and we have two teenage sons and three cats. I enjoy hiking, cooking, beekeeping and reading in my spare time and am very excited about my future at Central Ohio Farm Bureaus.
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Connie Skinner was honored as this year’s Woman in Agriculture.Read More
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Krista Stradley is the new marketing and media associate, and Olivia Rinesmith is the new membership and marketing intern.Read More