During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, twenty 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 Jeff Aiken.
Twenty 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.
Bradley County received an award for service; Coffee County for Policy; DeKalb County for Policy; Dyer County for Public Relations, Leadership and Policy; Giles County for Public Relations; Grainger County for Policy; Grundy County for Public Relations; Hawkins County for Public Relations; Lawrence County for Public Relations; Marshall County for Service; Maury County for Policy and Service; Obion County for Policy; Overton County Public Relations and Leadership; Putnam County for Public Relations, Leadership and Policy; Robertson County for Leadership; Rutherford County for Public Relations, Leadership and Policy; Sullivan County for Public Relations, Leadership and Policy; Sumner County for Service; Washington County for Public Relations; 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 Jeff Aiken. “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 645,000, 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.