Nominations open for Excellence in Agriculture Award

SPOKANE — Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Excellence in Agriculture Award.

The AgriBusiness Council of Greater Spokane Inc. in partnership with Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Farm Forum are seeking to recognize individuals, businesses or organizations that have demonstrated a significant positive influence on the agricultural industry in the Inland Northwest.

The selection committee will consider nominees on the basis of innovation in agriculture, economic and environmental stewardship contribution to agriculture, positive impact on agriculture and industry awareness and outreach. Finalists will be announced in late January prior to the Spokane Ag Expo Feb. 5-7. The winner will be announced at the opening session of the Pacific Northwest Farm Forum on Feb. 5 at the Spokane Convention Center.

The nomination form is available at Persons may nominate as many individuals, groups or organizations as they wish. Nominations should be mailed to the AgriBusiness Council office, 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100, Spokane, Wash. 99201 or emailed to The deadline to receive nominations is Dec. 1.

For more information, contact Melisa Paul at (509) 321-3633 or