Award to recognize farm families
DES MOINES — The Iowa State Fair, Tractor Supply Co. and WHO News Radio 1040 are searching for six farm families to recognize with the Way We Live Award at the 2013 fair Aug. 8-18.
The families must exemplify farm values derived from hard work and a love for the occupation of farming.
To enter, submit an entry form along with a 500-1.500 word essay describing how living on a farm and choosing the occupation of farming has shaped the family’s life. All entries must include a family picture illustrating their commitment to their farming operation.
Entry forms can be downloaded from the Iowa State Fair website: www.iowastatefair.org/competition/the-way-we-live-award. Entries must be postmarked or emailed to email@example.com by May 1.
Winners will receive a prize package including $250 cash, fair admission tickets, parking, fair food coupons, and recognition during the fair in the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center.
Eligible families must be residents of Iowa whose farming operation is centered on animal agriculture and may nominate themselves or be nominated by others.
Send entries to: The Way We Live Award, Iowa State Fair, PO Box 57130, Des Moines 50317-0003 or email all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information about the award, contact Emily Brewer at 515-262-3111 ext. 244 or email@example.com.