Gerald Poechman of Brockton wins OFA Volunteer of the Year.
This year's Volunteer of the Year award from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture is from Bruce County.
Gerald Poechman of Brockton has been involved with the OFA since 1981.
He is also active with the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario and the National Farmer's Union.
And Poechman says those groups allow farmers to improve their skills and knowledge.
Poechman would also like to see young farmers get more involved with different farm organizations.
The Bruce County Federation of Agriculture held its AGM on Friday and Lorne Underwood was acclaimed President for a third year.
The Grey Bruce Food Summit takes place today.
The Grey Bruce Agriculture and Culinary Association is hosting the first ever forum at the Elmwood Community Centre.
Food vendors and restaurant chefs will talk to local farmers about improving the local food system and building stronger relationships.