Albertson Family Good Farm Neighbor Award

Date: 20-Mar-2017Printer View


The Albertson family of Mahaska County will be recognized with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor award on Monday, March 20 at the Fremont Community Center in Fremont, Iowa.  Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey,will present the award to the family in recognition of their efforts as environmental stewards, livestock caretakers and community leaders.

The “Big Show,” which airs on both WHO and WMT radio, will broadcast live from the presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Wergin Good Farm Neighbor award, made possible through the financial support of CSIF, recognizes Iowa livestock farmers who take pride in doing things right. This includes caring for the environment and their livestock and being good neighbors. It is named in memory of Gary Wergin, a long-time WHO Radio farm broadcaster who helped create the award. For more information, visit