Agriculture Awards Now Accepting Applications
El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.
Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.
English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.
Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.Collapse ▲
The Alleghany Agricultural Advisory Board (AAAB) is planning their 2020 Agriculture Awards banquet for February 2021.
The AAAB established this awards program to recognize local farmers for their accomplishments in the agriculture field. An exact date has not been set as of yet and more details will be forthcoming when available.
The Board is seeking applications for the following categories: Young/Beginning Producer, Century Farm, and Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The Young/Beginning Producer Award will recognize any young man or woman who is in the beginning or developmental stages of their agricultural career. The goal is to provide recognition to those are who are showing signs of growth and knowledge both professionally and personally. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 40. Individuals may be part-time or full-time farmers/producers. One application will be selected as the award recipient.
Applicants who can show evidence of continuous family ownership of their farm for the past 100 years are encouraged to apply for the Century Farm Award. This designation is made through the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Alleghany residents who have rendered distinguished service in the science and art of agriculture should apply for the Agriculture Hall of Fame Award. The performance of this individual must be outstanding and as a result of his or her efforts, the cause of agriculture materially benefited. The field activity may have been primarily scientific, practical farming or a personality who led a great movement of agricultural progress.
Individuals may complete an application or be nominated by someone. Applications for all categories are available online at the Alleghany County website and the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Alleghany County website or can be mailed from the Soil and Water Conservation District and Cooperative Extension Services located at 90 S. Main Street, Sparta.
Deadline for applications is June 1, 2020.
Applications may be turned in to one of the offices listed above or may be mailed to:
Alleghany SWCD N.C. Cooperative Extension Services
P.O. Box 127 or P.O. Box 7
Sparta, NC 28675 Sparta, NC 28675
For more information or questions on the award categories or to request an application please call 336-372-7777 or 336-372-5597.