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The DeWitt County Farm Bureau held its 94th annual meeting this week.

During the gathering, Farm Bureau members unanimously re-elected Tom Heironymous to another term as the organization's president.  In his remarks, Heironymous noted the important role Farm Bureau plays in educating the public about key agricultural issues.

[audio:dcfb1.mp3]A Word From Heironymous[/audio]

Dave Steward was re-elected to the role of Vice President.  Also during the meeting, two of those in attendance were honored for their service to the Farm Bureau.  Longtime board member Mike Arnold was recognized as he is retiring from the board.  He feels Farm Bureau is keeping with its foundation of being a grass roots organization.

[audio:dcfb2.mp3]A Word From Arnold[/audio]

Ken Bjelland was also recognized for his 30 years of service as the DeWitt County Farm Bureau manager.  He notes a lot has changed in the world of agriculture and in DeWitt County since taking over the role.

[audio:dcfb3.mp3]A Word From Bjelland[/audio]

The DeWitt County Farm Bureau's 94th annual meeting took place Monday in the Revere Room at the Warner Public Library.

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