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ATB Agriculture Farm Family Award winners announced

Nov. 12, 2015 - Thirteen family-run farming operations from northern and central Alberta were recognized for their outstanding contributions to agriculture and their community, at the 47th annual ATB Agriculture Farm Family Awards in Edmonton on November 11.

The following families will receive a commemorative gate sign signifying their accomplishment:

Tuininga Farms - Barrhead County No. 11
Tim and Verleen Knudson - Beaver County
Gerald and Joyce Willsie - Clearwater County
R & Y Farms - Lac La Biche County
Dedi and Sandra Melzer - Lesser Slave River No, 124
Alexander Family Farm - Peace MD No. 135
Danny Nobbs Farm - Saddle Hills County
Boisvert Farms - Smoky River MD No. 130
Green Farms - Stettler County #6
Glasman Family Farm - Strathcona County
Clint and Irene Jacula - Two Hill County No. 21
Parker Farms - Wetaskiwin County
Wild Cattle Co. - Yellowhead County

For 47 years, farm families from northern and central Alberta communities have been recognized as the recipients of the ATB Agriculture Farm Family Award. The Northern and Central Agricultural Service Boards select outstanding families who best represent values of the family farm within their rural community. The award honours both their farming business practices and community involvement. Winners receive a commemorative gate sign and are honoured at the ATB Agriculture Farm Family Awards Gala.