The Montgomery Co. Soil & Water Conservation District together with the Downtown Kiwanis and Hilldale Kiwanis Clubs of Clarksville, hosted their 67th Annual Conservation Awards & Farm-City Banquet on November 14th . Each year the District, Downtown Kiwanis, Hilldale Kiwanis, Montgomery Co. Farm Bureau, Montgomery Co. Conservation Club, and the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce recognize those who have shown exceptional efforts in conservation and agriculture, conservation education, and agricultural educational contests for students in Montgomery County.
Montgomery County Conservation District Chairman, Johnny Head and Kiwanis Club Agriculture Committee Chair, Chris Lanier, opened the program welcoming a full crowd for the first time 2 years.
County Mayor Wes Golden issued a Proclamation for Nov. 14-21st , as Conservation & Farm City Week. The proclamation honors “those that have made outstanding contributions to conservation and agriculture in our community.” A special guest appearance and comments were made by John Womack, USDA-NRCS Acting State Conservationist. Entertainment was provided by Tay Joslin and Boge Quinn before the meal catered by Lisa Morrison Catering.
The 2022 Award Recipients in the following categories are:
MASTER CONSERVATIONIST AWARD
CONSERVATION PROGRESS AWARD
OUTSTANDING FARM FAMILY
CONSERVATION EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
1st PLACE FFA LAND JUDGING AWARD
2nd PLACE FFA LAND JUDGING AWARD
HIGHEST SCORER LAND JUDGING
1st PLACE WILDLIFE PLOT CONTEST
LESTER SOLOMON CONSERVATION AWARD
We are grateful to those that have continually supported this banquet, so that we may encourage and honor the efforts of our 4-H and FFA students and farmers in Montgomery County! Without you, this would not be possible!
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The programs and services of the Conservation District are offered and are available on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, national, origin, age, sex religion, marital status, or handicap.