Three Wisconsin farm women have been appointed to three-year terms on the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation's Women's Committee.
Michelle Bula of Adams County was appointed to her first term on the nine-member committee by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation's Board of Directors. Nicole Adrian of Grant County and Vicky Harter of Oconto County were each reappointed to a second term. Their terms all will begin at the WFBF's Annual Meeting, Dec. 7-9, in Wisconsin Dells.
Adrian is a member of the Grant County Farm Bureau and is a graduate of the Farm Bureau's Institute leadership course. She is employed as a certified pharmacy technician at Southwest Health Center in Platteville. She also assists on her parents' dairy farm near Platteville. She and her husband, Matt, have three children.
Bula is a member of the Adams County Farm Bureau, where she serves on the Young Farmers and Agriculturists, Women's and Ag in the Classroom committees. She and husband, Nathan, grow corn and soybeans near Oxford. Michelle is earning a degree in ag business and science technology from Mid-State Technical College. She succeeds Tonra Degner of Juneau County.
Harter is an active member of the Oconto County Farm Bureau, volunteers with the Ag in the Classroom program, and is a graduate of the Farm Bureau Institute. Harter is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-River Falls in animal science and holds a Master's Degree from the UW-Madison in continuing and vocational education. She taught agri-business in the middle school through technical school levels, and has worked for a mixed animal veterinary practice. She and her husband, Ken, have one daughter and two grandchildren.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau's Women's Committee carries out a number of projects and activities to educate youth and consumers about farming, food safety and animal welfare. They also are planning the 2014 Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit, set for March 14-15 at the Marriott in Middleton.
For more information about the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, call 1.800.261.FARM or visit www.wfbf.com.
Source: Wisconsin Farm Bureau