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Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Davis, Calif., (October 16 2017) – Donald Norene, a third-generation walnut farmer from Rio Oso, was recently honored with an Award of Distinction from the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES). The award is presented annually to individuals whose contributions and achievements enhance the college’s ability to provide cutting-edge research, top-notch education and innovative outreach. Norene is …

Joe Rochioli Honored for Outstanding Achievements in FFA and Agriculture

Healdsburg, Calif., (August 14, 2017) – Joe Rochioli Jr. was honored for his outstanding Achievements in FFA and Agriculture by the Healdsburg High School FFA Ag Boosters Board on June 24, 2017 at their Shrimp Boil and Bluegrass fundraiser at Jackson Family Wine’s Richard’s Grove. More than 150 guests turned out for the 2nd annual event, including leaders from the …

Nominate A Deserving Agriculturalist Or Ag Business

Fresno, Calif., (July 31, 2017) – The Fresno Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Agriculturalist of the Year award. The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies leadership and integrity and who has demonstrated a sincere commitment to the Fresno agricultural community through both personal efforts and leadership abilities. In addition to the Agriculturalist of the Year award, …

International Achievers: Kornbluth, Mitcham, Bennett

Davis, Calif., (July 24, 2017) – Kurt Kornbluth and Elizabeth Mitcham are the recipients of UC Davis’ inaugural Chancellor’s International Engagement Achievement Awards, while Alan Bennett received an honorable mention. Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter presented the awards during a ceremony in the multipurpose room of the new International Center. “Our tendency to form strong global connections and think beyond …

2017 Golden Bear and Agriculture Progress Award Winners Announced

Sacramento, Calif., (May 17, 2017) – The winners of the California State Fair’s Golden Bear Award and Agriculture Progress Award have been announced. These awards are part of a prestigious list of honors, which include Agriculturalist of the Year and the Wine Lifetime Achievement Award. All the award winners will be recognized at the California State Fair Gala on Thursday, …

California State Fair Announces Agriculturalist of the Year Vineyard of the Year, Wine Lifetime Achievement and Champions of Technology Awards

Sacramento, Calif., (April 13, 2017) – The California State Fair announces the recipients of the prestigious 2017 agriculture awards, which will be presented at the annual Friends of the California State Fair Gala. These awards recognize the accomplishments and service of key individuals and organizations that contribute to California’s agriculture industry growth and prosperity and are the highlight of the …

Fresno County Farm Bureau Congratulates Journalism Award Recipients

Fresno, Calif., (April 13, 2017) – Fresno County Farm Bureau (FCFB) announced the recipients of its 23rd Annual Journalism Awards this evening at the organization’s inaugural Arts & Hops event, held at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company in downtown Fresno. Almost 40 entries were received from local publications, websites, radio and television stations. The criteria for the awards were: awareness of agriculture’s …

David Lewis to receive Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Davis, Calif., (April 5, 2016) – The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis has announced that David Lewis, UC Cooperative Extension watershed advisor for California’s north bay and UC Davis alumnus, is this year’s recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. For 17 years, Lewis has served as a UC Cooperative Extension advisor, helping …

Ag Council of California Recognizes Clinton Shick with Cultivator Award

The prestigious 2017 California Cultivator Award was presented to Clinton Shick, past chairman of Blue Diamond Growers, on March 9th during Ag Council’s 98th Annual Meeting in Carlsbad, California. “During Clinton’s tenure as vice chair and chair, Blue Diamond’s growth catapulted,” said Emily Rooney, president of Ag Council. “Clinton helped lead the cooperative into an era where they handled more …

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