HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. — Washington County Farm Bureau was presented with all four possible County Awards of Excellence awards at the New York Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting, held Dec. 2-4 in Binghamton, N.Y.
The County Awards of Excellence awards are presented to county Farm Bureaus that have exhibited excellence in a variety of categories relating to effectiveness in agriculture promotion and outreach, leadership and county Farm Bureau management, legislative advocacy, and membership.
The awards were presented for excellence in the following categories:
- Agriculture Promotion and Outreach
- Leadership and County Farm Bureau Management
- Legislative Advocacy
In addition, Patricia Lockwood from Hudson Falls, NY was recognized with the Distinguished President Award. The Distinguished President Award is given to County Farm Bureau Presidents for overall program planning achievement.
While at the State Annual Meeting, farmer members also took part in the grassroots process of laying the groundwork for the year ahead. More than 150 delegates from across New York proposed, discussed and voted on resolutions that will guide NYFB’s public policy agenda for 2020.
Washington County Farm Bureau is dedicated to solving the economic and public policy issues challenging the agricultural community. The county is part of New York Farm Bureau, the largest agricultural advocacy group in New York State, whose mission is to serve and strengthen agriculture.
–Washington County Farm Bureau
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