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Pritchard Receives Farm Managers' Ag Service Award
Illinois Ag Connection - 05/15/2019

Former State Representative Robert Pritchard, 70th District received the Service to Agriculture Award from the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers from Eric Wilkinson, AFM, past president of the organization.

The citation is the highest the Society presents to non-members and is awarded to individuals who have promoted and advanced the state's agriculture.

Pritchard was lauded for his years of service in the interest of Illinois farmers from his career promoting industry affairs in agribusiness to his 15 years as a state legislator representing the Sycamore/Dekalb area. Pritchard resigned from the Legislature in 2018 when he was named to the Board of Trustees at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

The award has been presented annually since 1940. Its recipients have included educators, farm media, secretarys of agriculture, state and federal legislators, and agribusiness leaders.

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