Through the decades with CFBF—1950s


Issue Date: April 24, 2019
Newly elected CFBF officers standing outside the Farm Bureau Building in Berkeley in 1955: First Vice President Roy McLain of Tulare County, President Louis Rozzoni of San Joaquin County and Second Vice President Ralph Nissen of Colusa County.

Each month, to commemorate the California Farm Bureau Federation centennial, we're highlighting a different decade in CFBF history.

In 1950, CFBF started a statewide radio network.

The 1950s also featured presentation of the first Distinguished Service Award (1953) and the founding of the California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation (1955).

The image shows newly elected CFBF officers standing outside the Farm Bureau Building in Berkeley in 1955: First Vice President Roy McLain of Tulare County, President Louis Rozzoni of San Joaquin County and Second Vice President Ralph Nissen of Colusa County.

Next month, the 1960s.

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