The Oswego County Farm Bureau was presented with four Silver Key Awards at the New York Farm Bureau State annual meeting held December 9-11 in Rochester.
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 among the public and in classrooms, leadership development and membership building.
The awards were presented for excellence in the following categories:
• Agricultural Education & Promotion
• Information and Public Relations
• Leadership Development
“We are extremely grateful of the recognition given to us by New York Farm Bureau,” said Oswego County Farm Bureau President Nancy Weber.
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 100 delegates from across New York proposed discussed and voted on resolutions that set NYFB’s public policy agenda for 2015.
Oswego 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, known to members and the public as “The Voice of New York Agriculture.”