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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #9


Subject
Jones Potato Farms Wins 2017 Grower Achievement Award

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information
Charlie Hunsicker
Director, Parks and Natural Resources

Crystal Snodgrass
Interim Director, Ag and Extension Division

Action Requested

Recognition of Jones Potato Farm, winner of the 2017 Grower Achievement Award.



Enabling/Regulating Authority
None

Background Discussion
On September 19, 2017, American Vegetable Grower magazine presented its prestigious Grower Achievement Award to Alan and Leslie Jones, owners of Parrish, FL-based Jones Potato Farm. 

This national award is given annually to an operation that exemplifies the best of the national growing community.  Criteria for the award are based on achievements and contributions in:  innovative production practices; implementation of the latest technology; industry involvement and environmental stewardship; marketing efforts; and business management.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
None

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
0.00

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
0.00