Mission: Texas farm bureau

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Mission Statement

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

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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. 

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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

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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

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Gillespie County New Farm Bureau Office in 1961

1961 Board of Directors

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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