Monterey County Farm Bureau

Our Mission Statement

Monterey County Farm Bureau is a non-profit, voluntary organization whose members are farmers, ranchers, landowners, Agribusiness people and other interested parties.  As a leader in the Agricultural industry, Monterey County Farm Bureau’s mission is to promote the well being of agriculture through involvement in education, stewardship of natural resources, public policy development, and the resolution of community  challenges.

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The CFBF 2014 County of the Year award for Farm Bureaus with 400 to 699 Agrcultural members was presented to Monterey County Farm Bureau.  The county Farm Bureau advocates for its members on a wide variety of topice with local officials and the news media, including water rights, water quality, desalination projects, air quality, illegal dumping, immigration and more.  MCFB provides a weekly report of expected road closures and construction zones in the county, alerts memberst about weather that might trigger heat illness-prevention measures, and conducts a number of outreach, training and educational activities.

CFBF President Paul Wenger presents the award to MCFB President Jeff Pereira and Executive Director Norm Groot at the awards dinner on Monday, December 8th, 2014.