Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year. Applications are open to residents from any of the following counties in Northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan.
The individual receiving this award must have made a significant contribution to the livestock industry in Northeast Missouri and/or beyond. Eligible applicants can be producers of livestock, agribusiness personnel, agency personnel, or agriculture researchers. Other parties who have been long-time supporters of the Northeast Missouri livestock industry will also be considered. The selected applicant will become a member of the Northeast Missouri Livestock Producers Hall of Fame and will be inducted at a ceremony at the Missouri Livestock Symposium to be held in Kirksville on Dec. 6 and 7.
Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on May 1. Applications may be found at http://www.missourilivestock.com, at the Adair County Extension Center, 503 E. Northtown Road, Kirksville, MO or by calling (660) 665-9866.
For information call Garry Mathes at (660) 341-6625 or the Adair County Extension Center at (660) 665-9866.