Wenger Questions Policy of Endorsements

Taylor HillmanGeneral

Should farm bureaus continue to endorse political candidates? California Farm Bureau Federation President Paul Wenger brought up that questions during the general session of the federation’s 94th annual meeting. Sabrina Hill reports.
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He said he’s concerned that some of the endorsements may weaken their membership and he would like to see the federation reconsider their policy on endorsing political candidates. He said those calls showed him the members do support their decisions, but there are thousands more who don’t call and ask questions. Wenger told AgNet West, he’s always happy when members make those calls, but it concerns him because there are so many who don’t.