Forsyth County Farm Bureau President Wesley Hall was re-elected to a two-year term on the Georgia Farm Bureau Board of Directors to represent the organization’s District 1.
Voting delegates from the 15 counties in the district — Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Pickens, Walker and Whitfield — elected Hall during the bureau’s annual convention on Jekyll Island Dec. 4-6.
Hall, 40, and his wife, Dawn, operate a custom farm business that specializes in hay baling and sales, the sale of chicken litter for fertilizer, commercial fertilizer spreading and the sale of liquid cattle feed supplements. They also have a small cow-calf operation.
The Halls served on the bureau’s Young Farmer Committee in 2010 and 2011, representing District 1. Hall served as chairman of the state committee in 2011 and on a one-year term on the state Board of directors in that capacity. He has served as District 1 Director since 2012.
They are active members of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church and have three children.
Hall is secretary and past president of the North Georgia Cattlemen’s Association and is a member of the North Forsyth High School FFA Advisory Committee.
Founded in 1937, the Georgia Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization with 158 county chapters. Its volunteers participate in local, district and state activities that promote agriculture awareness to their non-farming neighbors.
The organization has 20 commodity advisory committees that give input on issues pertinent to the major commodities grown in Georgia.