Jim Percival was named the Greene County Farm Bureau president at the annual meeting.Read More
Reagan Saunders has been named the recipient of the 2023 Cecil Huston Farm Bureau Scholarship sponsored by Greene County Farm Bureau. Reagan will receive her scholarship at the 2023 Greene County Annual Meeting.
Reagan is the daughter of Craig Saunders and Betsy Lairson and is a 2023 Greeneview High School graduate. She will be attending The Ohio State University where she will be majoring in animal sciences on a pre-veterinary medicine track. Throughout high school, she was involved in various clubs including Green Club, FFA, 4-H, Student Council, Greene County Junior Fairboard, Teen Leadership Council, and volleyball. Saunders spent her summers raising pigs and goats to exhibit at the county, state, and national levels.
“To me agriculture is more than just a part of life. It is a passion, a lifestyle, and a strong community of compassionate and hard-working people. I am so thankful that I can be a part of such an amazing industry,” she said.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
Chris Rhoden is elected as a new trustee for the Greene County Farm Bureau.Read More
Grace Smith is from Xenia and works at Greene Soil and Water Conservation District.Read More