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Peggy Hall, Ohio State agricultural and natural resources law professor and field specialist, received the Excellence in Agriculture Law Award because of her passion for digging into agriculture issues and finding balance for producers.

Community rescue and Christmas trees top the priority list in the Ernie Rodgers family, New Castle, Pennsylvania. Serving as a volunteer firefighter for 43 years, this rural role brings the community a sense of security.

What started out as a part-time job in high school turned into a career for Rich Petrick, who has been changing tractor tires for over 30 years.

Even though she set out on a different course, Kim Billman's love of the Jersey cow would ultimately lead her back to a career she was made for.

He doesn't seek attention, but Jerry Lahmers gives attention when it's due — especially to agriculture and community issues.

Tanya Marty has not missed a day of the Wayne County Fair in 44 years and it was only natural her passion would land her a spot on the county fair board. But what is it like being the lone woman on the board? Marty says, she is just one of the guys.

Mike and Barb Gerard helped connect horse riding trails in the Mohican area, and have spent a lifetime serving equine owners.

Pete Conkle says conservation is something that his family has always been involved in-- he can remember his grandparents building ponds and using contour strips to farm.

It’s a commitment to agriculture, to the farming community, that drives Connie Finton to volunteer off the farm in a big way.

Mary Roediger jokes that she does not have a little lamb, but she plays an important role in advocacy for the sheep and wool industries.
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