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Adele Flynn of Wellington has been re-elected to her third term as District 3 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She will represent members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties and help govern Ohio’s largest general farm and food organization. Her re-election took place during Ohio Farm Bureau’s 105th annual meeting.
She and her husband, Eric, farm full time. Along with their three children, they have a cow-calf operation, raising freezer beef, show calves and breeding stock. The Flynns also farm approximately 1,100 acres of cash grains with Adele’s family.
She is a 4-H advisor, serves on the board of directors for Centerra Co-op, the board of trustees for the Ohio Soybean Council, and is a delegate for the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching for the Ohio State University.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities. Learn more at ohiofarmbureau.org.
This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Ty Higgins, 614-246-8231 or [email protected].
Editors: A high-resolution photo of Ms. Flynn is available for download.
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
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