INDIANAPOLIS (May 31, 2016) – The Office of Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb is seeking nominations for the 2016 AgriVision Award. The award is given to a Hoosier who has demonstrated exemplary leadership to maximize the potential of Indiana agriculture.
“Indiana continues to be a global leader in agriculture because of the exceptional men and women that make up the industry,” said Lt. Governor Holcomb. “I look forward to honoring one such individual during the Indiana State Fair – our state’s largest celebration of agriculture.”
Currently in its 10th year, the AgriVision Award is open to any current Indiana resident and all sectors of agriculture – from bioenergy to livestock to trade. It was specifically created to honor an individual who has reshaped Indiana agriculture through innovation, technological advances or by developing new agribusiness methods.
The award will be presented by Lt. Governor Holcomb during the Celebration of Agriculture taking place on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 3:30p.m. to 5:00p.m. in the Normandy Barn during the Indiana State Fair.
Applications can be found by visiting www.in.gov/isda/3367.htm and are due by 5:00p.m. on July 1, 2016.