Who will be the 2012 Farmer of the Year?

Last year, Neal Jack accepted the 2011 Farmer of the Year award with Mark McBroom,President, looking on


(El Centro, CA) – The Imperial County Farm Bureau is inviting members and friends of the Bureau to celebrate the valley’s contribution to the county’s economy and rich heritage at the annual Farmer of the Year Award Banquet. 

The event will be held Thursday, October 11, at 5:30 pm at the Stockmen’s Club, 275 Marjorie Drive in Brawley. 

At last year’s event, Neal Jack was named 2011 Jim Kuhn Memorial Farmer of the Year. The designee for 2012 Farmer of the Year is a well kept secret, not to be revealed until the award ceremony. 

The Farm Bureau prides itself on serving a great dinner, live and silent auctions packed with wonderful packages and live entertainment. The 2010 U.S. Congress candidate and decorated Iraq war veteran, Nick Popaditch, will be the keynote speaker. 

Tickets may be purchased at the Farm Bureau office for $25 and sponsorship opportunities are also available starting at just $250. 

For more information, call or email the Imperial County Farm Bureau at 760.352.3831 or info@icfb.net. Visit the Farm Bureau web site at www.icfb.net or stop by the office at 1000 Broadway in El Centro.