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Agricultural Adventurers

The Eastern States Exposition Agricultural Adventurers Award

agadventurerAgricultural AdventurersEastern States Exposition annually bestows the Eastern States Exposition Agricultural Adventurers Award to outstanding leaders in New England agriculture.

A special committee appointed by the trustees of ESE selects its annual fellow on the basis of innovation, pioneering and lifetime dedication to the betterment of agriculture.

Its recipients have made significant contributions to New England agriculture.

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The New England Fellowship of Agricultural Adventurers presented Al & Barbara Bishop, Bishop’s Farm, Guilford, Connecticut, with the 2015 Agricultural Adventurers Award at the Annual Meeting of Eastern States Exposition (ESE), May 21, in West Springfield, Mass. Read their story

The 2016 Agricultural Adventurers Award will be given at the ESE annual meeting May 19, 2016

2015 Recipients

2016 Committee
Richard L. Nickless, Chairman
Randolph Blackmer
Roderick Carr
Eugene J. Cassidy
Donald R. Chase
Alan Curler
Anthony Donatelli, Jr.
Douglas P. Gillespie
M. Arthur Kelley
Elizabeth Kennett
Thomas P. Sandham
Robert Spear
Stephen Taylor
Donald Upton
H. Dexter Young