Bulloch County Farm Bureau Director David Cromley and his wife Jamie were named recently as chairs of the 2015 Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Committee.
The committee oversees the Bureau's young farmer activities, including the Young Farmer Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island in July, the Young Farmer Discussion Meet, Achievement Award and Excellence in Agriculture competitive events, the Picture Georgia in Agriculture Photo Contest and the Harvest For All Campaign.
This is the Cromleys' second year of a two-year term on the Young Farmer Committee. As committee chairman, David also serves on the GFB Board of Directors.
David farms with his father, Chap Cromley, uncle Hal Cromley and cousin Colby Cromley, raising beef cattle and growing cotton and peanuts. David has a bachelor's degree in animal science from the University of Georgia.
Jamie has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in public health from UGA. She is an instructor in the Jiann-Ping Hsu School of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. They attend Brooklet United Methodist Church.
On the committee, the Cromleys represent the Georgia Farm Bureau 7th District, which includes Appling, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Liberty, Long, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs and Wayne counties.
Founded in 1937, Georgia Farm Bureau is the state's largest general farm organization.