2016 North Central District Farm Family of the Year – Fred & Dorothy Sue Denison

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Fred and Dorothy Sue Denison may have been in the farming game for quite some time, but they are both sharp as a whip and still working hard on their beef cattle and hay farm in Independence County. It’s their passion and dedication that have helped Fred and Dorothy Sue earn the title of the 2016 Independence County Farm Family...

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2016 East Central District Farm Family of the Year – Chris & Nesha Smith

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In this day and time, you don’t see many first generation farmers as it’s a hard business to get into, but Chris and Nesha Smith have defeated the odds. They purchased their farm in 2004 and have worked diligently to build their cattle herd and instill in their 10-year-old daughter their same passion for agriculture. Chris and...

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Roy “Pee Wee” & Carolyn Ham – West Central District Farm Family of the Year

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Two tornadoes in 10 years and back-to-back droughts may cause many decide to throw the hat in and move on, but that was not the case for Roy “Pee Wee” and Carolyn Ham of Clark County, the 2015 Clark County Farm Family of the Year and the West Central District Farm Family of the Year. The Ham’s roots run deep on this farm and...

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