Indiana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Member Named to AFBF Committee

Molly Zentz, APR

(Indianapolis) – January 18, 2020 – Indiana Farm Bureau’s District 5 Women’s Leadership Committee representative, Margaret Gladden, was elected to the American Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee board at the recent AFBF convention. 

The women’s leadership program engages women with the training and education they need to become powerful advocates for modern agriculture. Gladden, of Danville, Indiana, will serve as Midwestern representative, representing Farm Bureau members in several states, including Indiana.

Gladden also serves as District 5 education and outreach coordinator for Indiana Farm Bureau, where she represents INFB members in Boone, Fountain, Hendricks, Parke, Putnam, Montgomery, Morgan, Vermillion and Warren counties. 

Gladden, a Fort Davis, Texas native, farms corn and soybeans in Hendricks County with her husband, Dale. 

Gladden will serve as Midwestern representative for the committee until January 2022. For more information on Women’s Leadership programming through AFBF, visit


About Indiana Farm Bureau: For more than 100 years, Indiana Farm Bureau (INFB) has promoted agriculture in Indiana through public education, member engagement, and by advocating for agricultural and rural needs. As the state’s largest general farm organization, INFB works diligently to ensure a farmer’s right to farm—protecting the livelihood, land, equipment, animals and crops of Hoosier farmers—because agriculture is vital to Indiana’s economy. Learn more at