Looking for the 2019 Agriculturalist of the Year

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Do you know someone who should be the face of California agriculture? The California State Fair is looking for the 2019 Agriculturalist of the Year. Cal Expo said in a press release that The Agriculturalist of the Year award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership and contributed extensively to the agricultural industry in a professional manner. Individuals nominated must have clearly represented the industry over a number of years in one or more of the following areas: finance, government, production agriculture, education, labor, research, communications, trade, and public service, regardless of contributions to the California State Fair. 

Cal Expo has been presenting the award since 1980 and past winners include Bill Lyons, Jr., Paul Wenger, Tom Nassif, A.G. Kawamura and many more. If you would like to nominate someone for the award, you can do so online at the California State Fair website. Applications are due by Friday, January 18.

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