Business Journal’s Smith wins Farm Bureau journalism award

Edward Smith hoists his tractor award from the Fresno County Farm Bureau.

released on April 29, 2022 – 9:41 AM
Penned by Gabriel Dillard

Edward Smith was the winner of the Fresno County Farm Bureau’s annual journalism award for Basic Print media with a story about ailments in the Delta.

Smith’s story from June 2021 was headlined “Growers, gurus say conventional wisdom about drought is flawed.”

Smith and other journalists had been honored throughout the Farm Bureau’s once-a-year “Bounty of Fresno County” celebration held Thursday at Wolf Lakes in Sanger.

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Other journalism award winners bundled:

Audio: Patrick Cavanaugh, Ag Information and facts Community, “Initial Zero Allocation Is Element of Significant Drop in Drinking water Availability,” February 2022.

Farm Trade Print: Todd Fitchette, Western Farm Push, “Rice Fields Advantage Endangered Salmon,” January 2022.

Video: Aurora Gomez/Reuben Guerra, ABC30, “Children Very first: Firebaugh Superior School’s FFA software,” September 2021.

Heavy Puller Award: 18Thirty Enjoyment was identified with the Farm Bureau “Heavy Puller Award” for their quite a few demonstrates showcasing agriculture like American Developed: My Work Is dependent on Ag, Tapped Out, Silent Sacrifice, and the Creek Fire documentary.

Serving as judges for the Journalism Awards ended up Fresno Chamber of Commerce Main Running Officer Amy Fuentes California Cotton Ginners & Growers Association and Western Agricultural Processors Association’s Assistant Vice President Priscilla Rodriguez and Farm Bureau President Daniel Hartwig.

Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner Margaret Mims was acknowledged with the “Friends of the Family members Farm Award” for her aid and contributions to Fresno County agriculture and rural communities. Sheriff Mims has served as the 25th Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner since November of 2006 and is now ending up her final yr of service.