Shoemaker named farm bureau’s organization director


Briggs Shoemaker has recently taken the position of local area director for Athens, Gallia, and Meigs with the state Farm Bureau.


OHIO VALLEY — Briggs Shoemaker of Thurman has been named Ohio Farm Bureau’s organization director for Athens-Meigs, Gallia and Lawrence counties. He will work along with Farm Bureau members to carry out their policy priorities and service to their communities.

Shoemaker is a recent graduate of Ohio State University where he obtained a degree in agribusiness and applied economics. He also graduated from Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute. He is a native of Gallia County, where he was active in FFA and 4-H. His family’s farm operation includes hay production and show hogs. He has worked on various commercial farms, was an intern with OSU Extension and a resident advisor while at OSU. Shoemaker attends Rodney Church of Light.

Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. To learn more visit ofbf.org.

Briggs Shoemaker has recently taken the position of local area director for Athens, Gallia, and Meigs with the state Farm Bureau.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/05/web1_BriggsShoemaker2017531155617724.jpgBriggs Shoemaker has recently taken the position of local area director for Athens, Gallia, and Meigs with the state Farm Bureau.