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January 12, 2014

Ag Hall of Fame nominations sought in Oklahoma City area

NORMAN — The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is accepting nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Award in Agriculture through Feb. 7.

The award winner will be inducted into the Oklahoma Agricultural Hall of Fame at the agency headquarters in Oklahoma City.

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

In addition to considering the nominee’s production agriculture involvement, the application also recognizes leadership in agricultural and state organizations, as well as additional awards and honors.

The winner will be someone with at least 25 years in agriculture who derives the bulk of his or her income from agriculture or has retired from an agricultural enterprise.

The deadline for all nominations is 5 p.m. Feb. 7. The recipient will be selected by a committee of representatives from agricultural commodity organizations and farm and ranch organizations.

For more information, call Jason Harvey at 522-5563.

The nomination form can be found at ag.ok.gov/

odaff-halloffame.htm.

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