Agriculture award nominations sought

Ponca City Now - January 28, 2015 7:18 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is accepting nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Award in Agriculture.

The award was created in 1998 to recognize those who have helped lead the industry while demonstrating exemplary personal values and pursuing agricultural achievements in Oklahoma.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony on April 1 as part of the state’s annual Oklahoma Ag Day celebration. In addition, the winner will have a framed plaque installed in the Oklahoma Agricultural Hall of Fame at Agriculture Department headquarters in Oklahoma City.

Examples of eligible agriculture enterprises for Hall of Fame nominee are livestock and crop production, agribusiness, forestry, horticulture and nursery management.

Additional awards being presented for the first time this year include the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Award.


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