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January 31, 2023
Nominations Being Accepted for Gov. Stitt’s Outstanding Achievement in Agriculture Award
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is accepting nominations for Gov. Stitt’s Outstanding Achievement in Agriculture Award. The winner will be inducted into the Oklahoma Agriculture Hall of Fame, which is the state’s most prestigious award honoring distinguished Oklahoma agriculture producers.
The Governor’s Outstanding Achievement in Agriculture award honors leaders in the agriculture industry who exemplify personal values, performance, and achievement. Nominees should have high standards of conduct, leadership, innovation, and accomplishments in agriculture, while also being a role model for Oklahoma agriculture’s young people.
The nomination form is available at https://ag.ok.gov/oklahoma-ag-hall-of-fame/.
All nominations must be received by Friday, March 3.
The winner will be honored on Oklahoma Ag Day at the State Capitol Tuesday, April 11.
1998 | S.F. “Pamp” Howe Nebo, OK 2011 | Wayne Krehbiel Hydro, OK
1999 | Alvin “Buck” Clements Ninnekah, OK 2012 | Jack Givens Mangum, OK
2000 | George W. Stone Purcell, OK 2013 | John Hughes Bartlesville, OK
2001 | Erwin R. Duerksen Corn, OK 2014 | Rodd Moesel Oklahoma City
2002 | Henry Jo Von Tungeln Calumet, OK 2015 | Joe Mayer Guymon, OK
2003 | Paul Jackson Apache, OK 2016 | Dr. Clint Roush Arapaho, OK
2004 | Ralph Chain Canton, OK 2017 | Virgil Jurgensmeyer Miami, OK
2005 | Tom Gilliam Newcastle, OK 2018 | Keith Kisling Burlinton, OK
2006 | Murray Williams Altus, OK 2019 | Jimmy Harrell Leedy, OK
2007 | L. E. Castle Jet, OK 2020 | Barry Pollard Enid, OK
2008 | Paul Hitch Guymon, OK 2021 | Tom Stephens Guymon, OK
2009 | Elmore Bathurst Blackwell, OK 2022 | Don Schieber Ponca City, OK
2010 | Lew Meibergen Enid, OK