WV Farm Bureau Magazine December 2015 - Page 2

bytes Tyler County FB Donates to New Ag Lab Tyler County Farm Bureau President David Ash presents a check for $1000 to WVFB Field Representative Bill Aiken for the new Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab at the October meeting. Left to right: David Ash, Bill Aiken and Tyler Co. FB Secretary Jim Hileman. Articles for NewsBytes must be submitted by the 15th of the month prior to publication. Timesensitive announcements must be submitted no less than 8 weeks prior to the date of the event. Electronic submissions, including photos, are preferred. Send to joanh@wvfarm.org. Berkeley County FB Celebrates 100 Years Berkeley County Farm Bureau celebrated their 100th anniversary in October. Maryland Farm Bureau President Chuck Fry was the featured speaker, reflecting on the changes in agriculture during the past century. West Virginia Farm Bureau President Charles Wilfong spoke about upcoming legislative and regulatory challenges facing Farm Bureau and WVFB Field Representative Bill Aiken entertained the large crowd with his witty humor. Following a delicious catered dinner, a large number of door prizes were drawn, including dozens of beautiful mums.