Deadline for Michigan Master Farmer Award approaching


Deadline for Michigan Master Farmer Award approaching

Nominations for the Michigan Master Farmer Awards are open until November 1st.

Jody Pollok Newsom, head of the Michigan Wheat Program, tells Brownfield she’s proud to help support one of the state’s top honors. “I think it’s a unique opportunity to highlight those folks in the state that go above and beyond, and really do an outstanding job of production on their farm,” she says.

Applications and nomination letters will be judged on farm management, innovation, conservation, leadership, and community involvement.

Awards will be presented at the end of January at the Great Lakes Crop Summit in Mt. Pleasant.

The winners will be featured in videos are developed by Brownfield Ag News as well as in the Michigan Farmer online magazine and American Agriculturalist.