Brent Pollard, Secretary of the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau® presented the 2020 Friend of Agriculture Award to State Representative Joe Sosnowski on Thursday, September 17, at the Farm Bureau office located at 1925 S Meridian Road.
The Friend of Agriculture Award honors State and Federal legislators who understand the importance of Illinois agriculture. Legislators receiving this award recognize the far-reaching benefits of Illinois’ agricultural products and the importance farmers play in providing quality food, fiber, and fuel for our state, nation, and world.
“Farmers and farm families in Boone and Winnebago Counties are the backbone of Illinois’ agricultural economy,” Representative Sosnowski said. “It is truly a privilege to advocate for them at the state level. I would like to express my appreciation to the members and leadership of the Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau for this award in recognition of my voting record in support of Illinois’ agricultural industry.”
Representative Sosnowski serves the 69th District, which includes all or portions of Rockford, Belvidere, Cherry Valley, Roscoe, Rockton, South Beloit, Poplar Grove, Caledonia and Capron.