County Farm Bureaus Honored with President’s Awards

 During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 94th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, twenty-seven county Farm Bureaus were recognized for accomplishments and successes from the past year.

“The President’s Awards program is a blueprint for a successful county Farm Bureau and it is appropriate we recognize each of our county presidents for their leadership in making their respective county Farm Bureaus a success,” said Tennessee Farm Bureau President Lacy Upchurch.

Twenty-seven county Farm Bureaus were recognized onstage with President’s Awards for their exemplary program and service activities in four areas: Public Relations, Leadership, Policy and Service.

Bedford County received awards for Public Relations and Policy; Benton County for Public Relations; Blount County for Public Relations; Bradley County for Service; Cannon County for Public Relations; Carroll County for Public Relations; Clay County for Public Relations; Cocke County for Public Relations; Coffee County for Public Relations, Leadership and Service; Crockett County for Public Relations; Cumberland County for Public Relations; Dickson County for Public Relations; Dyer County for Public Relations and Policy; Giles County for Service; Greene County for Service; Grundy County for Policy; Hardin County for Policy; Lawrence County for Service; Maury County for Service; Montgomery County for Policy; Obion County for Leadership and Policy; Overton County Leadership and Policy; Putnam County for Policy; Robertson County for Leadership and Service; Rutherford County for Leadership and Policy; Sullivan County for Leadership and Policy; and Weakley County for Leadership.

 “These counties are to be commended for their hard work and well-earned success over the past year,” said Tennessee Farm Bureau President Lacy Upchurch. “We congratulate each of them for their impressive membership achievements.”

Tennessee Farm Bureau is the largest Farm Bureau in the nation with a membership more than 600,000, and is a farm organization whose goal is to develop, foster, promote and protect programs for the general welfare, including economic, social, educational and political well-being of farm people of the great state of Tennessee.


For more information, contact Lee Maddox, Tennessee Farm Bureau Director of Communications ““ ““ 931-388-7872