Ag women recognized
Nineteen Wyoming women were honored for their contributions to the state’s agriculture industry with Heart of Agriculture Awards during a special program Wednesday, Aug. 12 at Riverside Park in Douglas during the Wyoming State Fair (WSF).
The recognition ceremony, originally scheduled during the University of Wyoming (UW) Extension’s Excellence in Ag Seminar in May, had been postponed due to COVID-19.
Nominations were reviewed by a member of UW Extension, along with members of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA), Wyoming Wool Growers Association and Wyoming Farm Bureau.
Honorees received a certificate and a metal “Wyoming Heart of Agriculture Honoree works here” gate sign.
The 19 honorees include, Robin Carter of Albany County, Valerie Murray of Big Horn County, Nancy Tarver of Campbell County, Diana Berger of Car- bon County, Rachel Grant of Converse County, Pat Frolander of Crook County, Timmery Hellyer of Fre- mont County, Morgan Cross-Shoults of Goshen County, Terry Wilson of Hot Springs County, Connie Lohse of Johnson County, Kendall Roberts of Laramie County, Corby McGinnis of Lincoln County, Marcia Campbell of Natrona County, Rhonda Pfister of Niobrara County, Elsie Wagler of Park County, Nancy Foy of Platte County, Jeannie Lockwood of Sublette County, Mickey Thoman of Sweetwater County and Nancy Darnell of Weston County.