Ag Alert Update: CFBF hosts Centennial Celebration at state Capitol


Issue Date: June 26, 2019
4-H students and advisors brought farm animals to the CFBF Centennial Celebration.
Photo/Ching Lee
CFBF officers and board members pose with Assemblyman Jim Cooper and state Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross after the Assembly passed a resolution honoring the organization on its centennial.
Photo/Ching Lee
State Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross talks with CFBF President Jamie Johansson during the celebration.
Photo/Ching Lee
At the Sonoma County Farm Bureau booth, Ariel Scholten serves quesadillas and deviled eggs.
Photo/Kevin Hecteman
The Stanislaus County Farm Bureau booth offered ice cream sundaes with locally grown toppings.
Photo/Ching Lee
Enrico Ferro of the San Diego County Farm Bureau talks with a visitor at the county Farm Bureau booth.
Photo/Ching Lee

More than 500 people—including legislators and their staff, state government officials and others—attended the California Farm Bureau Federation Centennial Celebration at the state Capitol on June 26.

The event featured 31 exhibits, including from 25 county Farm Bureaus showcasing their region's agricultural bounty. Other exhibitors included CFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers, CFBF Member Services, Farm Employers Labor Service, California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H, Farm Credit and Nationwide. Assemblyman Jim Cooper presented a resolution commemorating the centennial to the CFBF Board of Directors.

For more photos, see the CFBF Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cafarmbureau, and for additional coverage, see the upcoming July 10 issue of Ag Alert®.

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