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During the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Orlando, Florida, the Tennessee Young Farmers & Ranchers took home honors in each of the three contests held at the national level - the Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture. Young farmers and ranchers from around the country competed for the awards by demonstrating knowledge of and achievement in agriculture, as well as commitment to promoting the agriculture industry.
During their 94th annual convention held in Franklin, the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s delegates, representing agriculture and farmers across the state, not only debated policy proposals and passed resolutions to work on passage of legislation in 2016 at the state and federal levels, they also elected their 8th president of the nation’s largest state Farm Bureau organization.
During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 94th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, ten county Farm Bureaus were recognized for reaching the highest standards possible in membership, programs and teamwork. Those counties are Bedford, Coffee, Giles, Grundy, Maury, Montgomery, Obion, Overton, Rutherford and Weakley County.