Napa County Farm Bureau Named 2021 County of the Year Finalist
September 23, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2021 Napa, CA--The California Farm Bureau today announced that the Napa County Farm Bureau is the recipient of 5 Awards for Excellence and has also been named one of three statewide finalists for County of the Year for a third consecutive year.
The Napa County Farm Bureau received the state awards for Policy Implementation, Leadership, Ag Education, Membership and Public Relations.
California Farm Bureau recognizes select county Farm Bureaus for exceptional achievements on the local level. This process provides maximum recognition of the significant program of work undertaken by the selected county Farm Bureaus in California.
"Under Ryan’s leadership, membership in Napa County has doubled, financial contributions have dramatically increased, the program of community work has dramatically expanded and he has built an extremely sophisticated political operation at the Farm Bureau to professionally represent Napa Ag. Ryan has transformed what the Napa County Farm Bureau is and turned it into one of the most formidable trade associations in Napa County and the state. It is now considered an influential authority for Napa Ag at the local, state and national level," said Jamie Johansson, President of the California Farm Bureau.
"We're extremely honored to be named a statewide finalist for County of the Year for the third consecutive year and to also receive 5 separate state awards for achieving excellence. It is an absolute honor to represent so many Ag businesses and families and to know that we are successful on their behalf. I am so proud of this organization and the work that we do," said Ryan Klobas, Chief Executive Officer of the Napa County Farm Bureau.
President Johnnie White and CEO Ryan Klobas will receive the awards at the California Farm Bureau Annual Meeting scheduled in December in Orange County.