Ak-Sar-Ben Nebraska Pioneer Farm Awards

The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation  and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers announced today that  nominations for the 57th annual Nebraska Pioneer Farm Awards, sponsored by  the Nebraska Farm Bureau are now begin accepted.
The program honors farm  families in Nebraska whose land has been owned by members of the same family  for 100 years or more.   
To date, more than 8,000 families in all 93 Nebraska counties have been honored  at various county fairs. Each honoree receives an engraved plaque and gatepost  marker as permanent recognition of this milestone.
Nomination forms can be obtained from Larry Wilcox at Minden Exchange Bank  or online at www.aksarben.org.
All nominations must be  received no later than  May 1, 2011.
Nominations may be returned to Larry Wilcox at Minden Exchange Bank.
This program is just one of those supported by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben  Foundation which was founded in 1895 “To leverage collective business  leadership to build a more prosperous Heartland.”

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