Ag Hall of Fame

20th Ag Annual Hall of Fame Gala
Friday, November 3, 2017
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Assyrian American Civic Center of Turlock

MJC Ag

The National Ag Science Center is pleased to announce the confirmation of the Modesto Junior College’s Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Department induction into the Ag Hall of Fame. “As we celebrate our 20th Annual Ag Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, it is fitting for the inductee to be an educational institution. The MJC Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Department has one of the finest agriculture programs in the nation. We are thrilled it will take its place alongside the other notable companies and individuals who have impacted the community in the Ag Hall of Fame,” stated NASC Director, Dr. Emily Lawrence.

Come celebrate all that makes the Central Valley great while highlighting the accomplishments of the MJC Agriculture Department. Catch-up with friends at the cocktail hour, place your bids on the premium silent auction items, and tour Ag In Motion to learn more about our mobile education experiences. During dinner we hope you will raise your paddles high to participate in the highly-anticipated live auction and paddle raise. Listen as students share the impact of 100 years of agriculture education history in a poignant presentation by current a recently graduated students.

The Ag Hall of Fame Gala provides vital support for the National Ag Science Center mobile agricultural science education programs. We look forward to sharing the evening with you!

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Stanislaus County Ag Hall of Fame Honorees

1998 - Clare Berryhill
1998 - Richard Lyng
1998 - Henry Voss
1999 - Rolland Starn
1999 - Bill Ulm
1999 - Gertie Zehrung
2000 - Max & Verda Foster
2000 - Bill & Mary Lyons
2001 - Ernest & Julio Gallo

2002 - J.S. West & Family
2003 - Perez Brothers
2003 - Larry Carter
2004 - Ernie Gemperle
2004 - Floyd Zaiger
2005 - A.L. Gilbert Co.
2006 - Ratto Bros.
2007 - Burchell Nusery
2008 - Flory Industries

2009 - Dave Wilson Nursery
2010 - Duarte Nursery
2011 - Stanislaus Food Products & The Cortopassi Family
2012 - Veterinary Services, Inc.
2013 - Rocha's Valley Enterprises
2014 - Save Mart Supermarkets
2015 - Stanislaus Farm Supply
2016 - Fiscalini Farms & Cheese
2016 - Norman & Freda Lucas, Lucas Dairy