Fletcher serves as voting delegate at FB meeting
PUERTO RICO — Marion Fletcher, of Hot Springs, secretary-treasurer of Garland County Farm Bureau, served as a voting delegate for the business session on Jan. 10 at the 104th annual American Farm Bureau Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Fletcher was among 538 voting delegates who worked to set 2023 policy on issues important to the organization’s 6 million members, according to a news release from Arkansas Farm Bureau.
“The delegate body passed policy positions on a variety of topics, including direction for the upcoming Farm Bill legislation, livestock and dairy programs, biofuels and energy, technology usage within agriculture, expansion for commodity markets and tax laws,” the release said.
Arkansas Farm Bureau is a private advocacy organization of almost 190,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.