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Bulloch's Becca Creasy competes in Farm Bureau event
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Becca Creasy

Bulloch County Farm Bureau member Becca Creasy was in New Orleans recently to compete in the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Discussion Meet. 

Creasy, who won the Georgia Farm Bureau 2018 Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet during the GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference last July, faced off with other state winners from all around the country. 

The competition is set up in rotating groups of competitors in a committee-style conversation on preselected topics relating to agriculture and Farm Bureau. 

The AFBF Discussion Meet takes place during the organization’s annual convention.

“Agriculture to me and to my family is our way of life,” Creasy said. “It's a livelihood, it's a passion, it's a calling from the good Lord that allows us to serve others and allows us to provide for others.”

Creasy works in sales for Seminis Vegetable Seed, a division of Bayer CropScience. She and her husband Jarrod run 920 Cattle & Company in Statesboro, raising, packing and selling farm-fresh beef to area restaurants and individual customers, as well as growing hay and providing fence construction services. 

“I think it's important for our membership to have the skills and the confidence and the abilities to interact with each other, to try to cohesively put together a plan of action so we can really turn out some really great opportunities and great programs for our industry,” Creasy said.

Founded in 1937, Georgia Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization and has 158 county offices. Its volunteer members actively participate in local, state and national activities that promote agriculture awareness to their non-farming neighbors. 

GFB offers its members a wide variety of benefits, including insurance, but enrollment in any of the member benefits is optional and not a requirement for membership.

The AFBF Discussion Meet winner will receive a new Ford truck. The runner-up will receive a Case IH Farmall 50A tractor. The third-place finalist will receive a Case IH 40-inch Combination Roll Cabinet & Top Chest and a $500 parts card, as well as $2,000 of Stanley Black & Decker merchandise. The fourth-place finalist will receive a Case IH 40-inch Combination Roll Cabinet & Top Chest and a $500 parts card.

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