Steve Jorgensen of Newell received the Buena Vista County Farm Bureau recognition award at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) annual meeting in Des Moines on November 28.
Craig Lang, IFBF Vice President, made the presentation to Jorgensen, who is the county Farm Bureau president.
Buena Vista County Farm Bureau received gold star recognition for its 2001 programs in membership, legislative, county action, public relations, agriculture in the classroom, young farmers and leadership development programs.
The county Farm Bureau also received silver star recognition for national affairs, policy development and net farm income activities.
Gold stars recognize outstanding achievement while silver stars show above average achievement.