Panola County Ag, Forestry Banquet Held Thursday
Posted June 15, 2017 by East Texas Today |   

CARTHAGE — The 34th Annual Panola County Agriculture and Forestry Appreciation Banquet was held Thursday, June 15 at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. The event is sponsored by the USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Panola Soil and Water Conservation District, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Forest Service

State Representative Chris Paddie was the guest speaker.

This is year’s award winners were:

Outstanding Conservation Rancher — Gary Rogerson

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Joyce Wedgeworth Outstanding Woman in Agriculture — Jayne Browning

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Outstanding Woodland Conservationist — Sid and Jackie Sharp

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USDA Producer of the Year — Jackie and Debbie Merket

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Bill Whitaker Community Service to Agriculture — Ross Brown