State Farm Bureaus were presented awards at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show. The awards recognized excellence in implementation of outstanding member programs and membership achievement in 2017.
Virginia was recognized for the following programs: Advocacy; Engagement and Outreach; Leadership and Business Development; Membership Value.
Virginia also received a New Horizon Award, which recognizes new and innovative programs promoting agriculture, for Virginia Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainability’s (VA FAIRS) Lulus Local Food, an innovative sales and marketing tool for farmers and food hubs. Using the secure, cloud-based software, farmers can make sales directly to individuals or through local food hubs.