Polk County Farm Bureau


Polk 2Polk County Farm Bureau partners with UF/IFAS Extension and the Polk County School Board to hold this annual event which educates present and future consumers on the importance of agriculture. The event is sponsored by The Mosaic Company and the Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation. The 2015 event was held at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension office in Bartow. Each year, more than 300 teachers and 6,000 Polk County fourth graders learn about the area’s major agriculture commodities. Agri-Fest gives young students the chance to learn about agriculture through hands on experiences.

Michael Matteson , Lake Wales
  • Immediate Past President: Leigh Ann Wynn, Lake Wales
  • Vice President: Christian Spinosa , Bartow
  • Secretary: Daniel Lanier ,
  • Treasurer: Corby Myers, Lake Wales
Board of Directors
  • Charles A. Counter, Haines City
  • Nelson Kirkland, Winter Haven
  • Ed Lassiter, Lake Wales
  • John W Strang, Auburndale
  • Larry Black, Lakeland
  • Kenneth DeVane, Fort Meade
  • David Lawson, Jr, Haines City
  • Leslie Dunson, III, Winter Haven
  • Dean Evans, Auburndale
  • Scarlett Jackson, Avon Park
  • Kyle Story, Lake Wales
  • Kateland Raney, Lakeland
  • Robert Teston, Lakeland
  • Brett Costine, Lakeland
  • Matt Story , Lake Wales
  • Kevin Updike , Lake Wales
  • Laura Lee Taylor , Lakeland
  • Keith Walter, Lake Wales
  • Benjamin Putnam, Bartow