Mission: Texas farm bureau


Mission Statement

Texas Farm Bureau's mission is to be the Voice of Texas Agriculture.


Vision Statement

The vision of Texas Farm Bureau is to benefit all Texans through promotion of a prosperous agriculture for a viable, long-term domestic source of food, fiber and fuel. 


Values Statement

The Texas Farm Bureau leadership and professional staff are guided by these principles throughout the organization:

- Working for profitability of agriculture

- Protecting private property rights

- Preserving the land and environment

- Enhancing food safety and supply

History: Gillespie Farm Bureau


Established in 1949

The Gillespie County Farm Bureau was established in 1949. In 1961, a new building was purchased. Later, the Farm Bureau moved to its current location.


1961 Office Building

Gillespie County New Farm Bureau Office in 1961


1961 Board of Directors

Front: Arthur Ahrens, Wesley Crenwelge, Emil Tatsch, Elgin Jost, F.C. Lochte, Jack Wiemers

Back: Marvin Burgess, Ruby Burgess, Chester Ottmers, Eugene Lindig, Helmuth Klinksiek, Chester Koennecke, Henry Wunderlich