Farm Bureau Delegates Meet for 70th Annual Convention
Idaho Falls--Delegates from 37
Mark Trupp of
Re-elected to the IFBF State Board of Directors were Louis Kins of Bonner County, Dean Schwendiman of
“We want to welcome new leaders and to thank the outgoing directors and Carl Montgomery for their years of valuable service to this organization.” said President Frank Priestley. “They improved and shaped the Farm Bureau during their years of service and we’re grateful.”
Bill and Betty DeVeny of Riggins were awarded the IFBF President’s Cup for their contribution to agriculture over the past four decades. Farm Bureau members since the early 70’s, the DeVeny’s remain active in politics from their Shingle Creek Ranch. Betty is the sitting Idaho County FB President and Bill is a past president.
The Women’s Leadership Committee honored Betty Ann Higley of
The Young Farmers and Ranchers held the state discussion meet finals during the Annual meeting. Emily Ward of
Kara Jackson the reining Miss
IFBF members also attended educational workshops on time management, wealth transfer, and commodity hedging. The banquet keynote speaker was former NBA great Walter Bond.