Farm City award nominations now being accepted

Published 3:00 am Friday, September 7, 2018

The Farm City Committee of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Farm City Awards.

Committee Chair Randy Hale said the awards are presented annually to those who have made outstanding contributions to different areas of agriculture during the year and to the partnership between the rural and urban communities.

Hale said the nominations are not complicated and is encouraging members of the community to nominate those they feel are deserving of the recognition.

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The awards for nomination and the chairpersons for the awards are; Beef, James O. Johnson; Poultry, Steve Stroud; Timber, Deborah Huggins-Davis, Carol Dorrill and J. Lowery; Row crops, Carroll Nicholson and Jeff Knotts; Conservation, Josh Elliot; Young Farmer, Steve Stroud and Ali Grace Eiland; Youth, Katie Thomas and Courtney Daniels; Specialty Crop, Tammy Powell and Jeff Knotts; Service to Agriculture, Randy Hale, Keith Roling, Bobby Catrett and June Flowers; and Service to Agriculture-City, Kathy Sauer, Tammy Powell, Beth Rose, McKenzie Wilson and Marcus Paramore.

Nomination forms are available at the Pike County Extension Office on South Three Notch Street in Troy or via email to

Nominations are to be turned in to the Pike County Extension Office by 4 p.m. Friday, October 19.