WYOMING CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County and Wyoming County Farm Bureau are seeking nominations for the Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbor Award and the Wyoming County Friend of Agriculture Award. The awards honor someone from the local agricultural community for their neighborliness. The awards are given to an individual, farm, family, or business that exemplifies the good neighbor tradition in agriculture in Wyoming County. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, February 19, 2019.
Nominees are evaluated for their contributions to the local community including youth activities, promotion of agriculture, environmental and livestock stewardship and overall neighborliness. To nominate someone for the Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbor Award or the Friend of Agriculture Award you can download the fillable nomination form from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County’s web site:http://wyoming.cce.cornell.edu/ or give a call to the Agriculture Office at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County, 786-2251 to have a nomination form sent to you.
Nominations are due to Joan Petzen by Friday, February 19, 2019. Completed nomination forms can be mailed or dropped off to Joan Petzen, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County, 36 Center Street, Suite B, Warsaw, NY 14569, or e-mailed directly to Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The awards will be given at the 2019 Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Dinner on Saturday, March 2 at the North Java Fire Hall. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please contact the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce at 786-0307 or www.wycochamber.org.
The farm community looks out for one another and those in the community. Nominate a neighbor today and plan to attend the Pride of Agriculture Dinner in March!
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Wyoming County
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