Value Added Ag Hall of Fame awards presented
August 3, 2023
The O’Brien County Value Added Ag (VAA) Steering Committee presented the 2023 Ag Hall of Fame awards on July 24 at the O’Brien County Fair. The committee has recognized an outstanding citizen with the Hall of Fame Award since 2001. A business category was added in 2016.
According to the Ag Steering Committee, the successful candidate must have demonstrated leadership, stewardship, community service and service to the agricultural industry. They must also be an O’Brien County resident or someone who engages in agricultural activity in the county.
Dudley McDowell, of rural Archer, was h...