At the meeting, Florida Farm Bureau was honored for receiving awards of excellence in all six categories:
- Education and Outreach
- Leadership Development
- Member Benefits
- Membership Initiatives
- Policy Development and Implementation
- Public Relations and Communications
FFB also received the President’s Award for our programs in Member Benefits, Education and Outreach and Leadership Development. The President’s Award recognizes the best entry for each program within each state membership group.
The highlight of the convention was FFB taking home its third Pinnacle Award in five years. This award is the highest level of recognition given to a state Farm Bureau.
Voting delegates from Florida and other state Farm Bureaus around the country provided input on top agricultural issues and identified priority topics for 2017 advocacy efforts.