Manatee County Farm Bureau

Manatee County Farm Bureau Cracker Fun Shoot

ManateeMembers of the Manatee County Farm Bureau sponsor a community fundraising event to support youth education and leadership. The Cracker Fun Shoot generates money and goodwill among area residents. It is a family fun event that raises an average of $15,000 each year.

The event funds various projects, including the annual banquets held by area FFA chapters and 4-H groups.

Gary Reeder, Duette
  • Vice President: James Parks, Bradenton
  • Secretary: Benjamin King, Bradenton
  • Treasurer: Robert Zeliff, Bradenton
Board of Directors
  • Jerry Dakin, Myakka City
  • Ralph Garrison, Bradenton
  • Ken Hawkins, Bradenton
  • Alan Jones, Parrish
  • Bruce Shackelford, Ellenton
  • James A. Strickland, Myakka City
  • Hugh L. Taylor, Myakka City
  • Daniel West, Palmetto
  • Callon Keen II, Myakka City
  • Casey Horne , Parrish