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Outstanding Farmer nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the fifth annual Outstanding Farmer of the Year Award, which will be presented at the 14th annual Farm Expo, to be held January 20-22, at MeadowView Convention Center in Kingsport. The award will be presented to an individual to recognize exemplary efforts in agriculture, as well as a “heart” for farming.  It will be given in association with the Cooperative Extension programs of Tennessee – Virginia, and agricultural agencies in Northeast Tennessee – Southwest Virginia.  The nominee may be nominated by an agricultural agency or individual from the counties of Lee, Scott, Wise, Russell, and Washington in Virginia, and Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington, Carter, Unicoi, Johnson, and Greene in Tennessee.
The deadline for completed nominations is Oct. 31. Lawson Building Supply, Inc. /Kubota is providing $1,000, a Kubota jacket and an engraved plaque to the winner.
For more information or to receive a nomination form and eligibility guidelines, call the Kingsport Times-News Event Marketing office at (423) 245-2878.