The St. Lawrence County Farm Bureau was presented with six Silver Key Awards at the New York Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting, held Dec. 6-7 in Albany.
The Silver Key Awards are presented to county Farm Bureaus that have exhibited excellence in a variety of categories relating to effectiveness in policy implementation, promoting agriculture amongst the public and in classrooms, leadership development, and membership building.
The six awards were presented for excellence in agricultural education and promotion, county financial management, information and public relations, local policy development & implementation, state & national policy development & implementation, and young farmers & ranchers.
Also at this meeting, David Fisher from Madrid was elected as New York Farm Bureau’s president.
Ted Greenwood of Canton also competed in the finals of the Young Farmer Discussion Meet.
While at the State Annual Meeting, more than 100 delegates from across New York proposed, discussed and voted on resolutions that set NYFB’s public policy agenda for 2017.
St. Lawrence County Farm Bureau is dedicated to solving the economic and public policy issues challenging the agricultural community. The county bureau is part of New York Farm Bureau, the largest agricultural advocacy group in New York State.