Commissioner Lynda Bell receives prestigious Agricultural Advocacy Award from Dade County Farm Bureau
County Commissioner Lynda Bell became the recipient of the Dade County Farm Bureau's prestigious Agricultural Advocacy Award for championing the many issues facing the South Florida agriculture industry. The award was presented during the Farm Bureau's 70th Annual Meeting at the Redland Golf and Country Club, where Commissioner Bell was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
"It was a profoundly humbling experience to have been selected as the recipient of the prestigious Agricultural Advocacy Award from the Dade County Farm Bureau for my steadfast support of our local agriculture industry and its significant impact on our South Florida economy," said Commissioner Bell. "As long as I am a County Commissioner, and a public servant, my commitment to our agriculture industry is resolute!"
The Dade County Farm Bureau was founded and nurtured by a group of dedicated individuals in agriculture who recognized the need for a general farm organization which could serve as a collective voice for its members. For over 60 years, the Dade County Farm Bureau has been an integral part of the agricultural community, bringing farmers together to solve issues collectively. Today, the Dade County Farm Bureau has over 800 grower members, making it the largest agricultural organization in Miami-Dade County.