Awards

Jackie Kunes Outstanding Woman Award, 2006

Dawn Hansen. The Ontario County Farm Bureau established this award as a tribute to Jackie Kunes (1937-1977), the first woman President of Ontario County Farm Bureau, a distinguished and devoted leader in the industry, her family business and the community.





2011 Rodney Lightfoote Agriculture Viability and Innovation Award: Presented to Ed Hansen Jr.

The Rodney Lightfoote Agricultural Innovation Award serves as a memorial in honor of Rodney Lightfoote (1920-2002), former Agriculture Program Leader of Cornell Cooperative Extension, one of the original founders of Ontario County Farm Bureau, farmer and friend of Agriculture. The 2011 award was presented to Ed Hansen Jr. of Stanley. (more)





Paul and Peg Zimmerman Outstanding Young Farmer Award: 2008: Andrew Wright, 2010: Eric Hansen

This Ontario County Farm Bureau award is named in memory of Paul Zimmerman, who was an outstanding young farmer who was on the leading edge of innovative practices and good stewardship.

Andrew Wright is a proud participant in LEAD NY 14th class. Click on the link to learn more about this wonderful leadership class.





2009 Grower Achievement Award: Presented by American Vegetable Grower Magazine and Syngenta

Ed Hansen Farms is the recipient of American Vegetable Grower's 2009 Grower Achievement Award.





The Executive Program for Agriculture Producers

Eric has completed the program. It’s the best program available for personal and professional development!

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