American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall will be a keynote speaker at the 2017 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, held Nov. 10-12 in Norman, Oklahoma.
Serving as AFBF president since January 2016, Zippy Duvall is a third-generation farmer from Georgia. In addition to a 400-head beef cow herd for which he grows his own hay, Duvall and his wife, Bonnie, also grow more than 750,000 broilers per year.
Prior to being elected AFBF president, Duvall served for nine years as president of the Georgia Farm Bureau. Duvall’s long leadership history in his home state includes service on the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers Committee and Georgia Farm Bureau board of directors.
He was also recognized with several state appointments, including then-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue’s Agricultural Advisory Committee and the Georgia Development Authority. His many state honors include Georgia Dairy Family of the Year.
As GFB president, Duvall’s service on the AFBF board of directors included roles on the Trade Advisory Committee, including several international trade missions, and on the Finance Committee.
Duvall will speak in the general session Saturday, Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. Click here for more information about the OKFB Annual Meeting.