During the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) 95th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) and Farm Bureau members from Minnesota earned national recognition.
Awards of Excellence
As an organization, MFBF earned recognition from AFBF for offering outstanding programs for Farm Bureau members. MFBF received Awards of Excellence in the following categories: Education and Outreach; Leadership Development; Member Services; Membership Initiatives; Policy Development & Implementation and Public Relations and Communications. Accepting the award on January 12 was MFBF President Kevin Paap.
The AFBF Annual Meeting will continue through January 15. Farm Bureau delegates representing each state and Puerto Rico will conclude the meeting by discussing national resolutions and setting policies for the year. Over 70 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota are the estimated 7,000 Farm Bureau members attending the meeting, which also features a variety of workshops, seminars and speakers.