MCDONOUGH COUNTY FARM BUREAU RECOGNIZED AT IFB ANNUAL MEETING

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McDonough County Farm Bureau President Colby Hunt and Manager, Sarah Grant accept a recognition plaque awarded from Illinois Farm Bureau Vice President, David Erickson for its achievements during 2015. The award was presented during the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and calls attention to the comprehensive nature of county Farm Bureau programs.

 

The McDonough County Farm Bureau was recognized for its achievements during the 101st annual meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau held in Chicago December 5-9, 2015.

A member of Membership Group II, McDonough County received the following program awards:

Gold

 

Silver

 

 

Bronze

Membership Quota

 

Ag Literacy

Communication & Promotion

 

Commodities & Marketing

Health & Safety

Legislative/Political Process

Member Relations

Policy Development

County Farm Bureaus in Membership Group II are those with 1,451-2,070 members.

As part of its Annual Meeting, Illinois Farm Bureau presents program and committee awards in recognition of outstanding county Farm Bureau volunteer efforts throughout the year.

The Illinois Farm Bureau is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, a national organization of farmers and ranchers. Founded in 1916, IFB is a non-profit, membership organization controlled by farmers who join through their county Farm Bureau. IFB represents two out of three Illinois farmers.