MPFB recognized at IFB Annual Meeting

The Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau was recognized for its achievements during the 101st annual meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau held in Chicago December 5-9, 2015.

A member of Membership Group III, Marshall-Putnam received the following program awards: Silver - Ag Literacy, Legislative/Political Process, Local Affairs, and Policy Development; Bronze - Commodities & Marketing and Health & Safety.

County Farm Bureaus in Membership Group III are those with 2,071-2,955 members.

As part of its Annual Meeting, Illinois Farm Bureau presents program and committee awards in recognition of outstanding county Farm Bureau volunteer efforts throughout the year.

Illinois Farm Bureau is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation, a national organization of farmers and ranchers. Founded in 1916, IFB is a non-profit, membership organization controlled by farmers who join through their county Farm Bureau. IFB represents two out of three Illinois farmers.