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Apply today for the American Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence contest

Tue, Aug 14th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

Farmers and county Farm Bureaus across Minnesota are encouraged to apply for the County Activities of Excellence (CAE) program. This national contest is designed to celebrate and recognize successful county programs and activities. With a focus on the priority issues of the organization, this program accepts applications in the categories of Education and Ag Promotion, Member Services, Public Relations and Information, Leadership Development and Policy Implementation.

Up to 25 county Farm Bureaus from across the nation will be selected to present a display of their winning activity during the 2013 AFBF Annual Meeting Tradeshow, January 13-14, 2013, in Nashville, Tennessee. Those counties selected will receive $2,250 toward expenses incurred to participate in the CAE program.

County Activities of Excellence rules and entry forms can be found at www.fb.org, click on programs. Entries must be submitted to the Minnesota Farm Bureau, Attn: County Activities of Excellence, P.O. Box 64370, St. Paul, MN 55164 by August 31.

Minnesota Farm Bureau representing Farmers • Families • Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureaus across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safety education for children. www.fbmn.org.

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