HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agribusiness Committee is pleased to recognize Lochiel Edwards with the 2019 Outstanding Ag Leader Award and Greg Jergeson with the 2019 Outstanding Ag Advocate Award.
Edwards is a third-generation wheat farmer near Big Sandy. He has been active with farm organizations, state university advisory boards and played an integral part in research conducted on Wheat Stem Sawfly by the Northern Ag Research Center.
Jergeson was born and raised on the family farm south of Chinook, which he operated until 1995. He served as a Montana State Senator for 24 years, serving 10 sessions on the Senate Agriculture Committee. He also served on the Public Service Commission and is still active in agricultural organizations.
These awards will be presented on June 27th at 7 PM at the Northern Ag Research Center as part of their Field Day Ag Appreciation Banquet.