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Bootheel man given ag achievement award

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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Charles Parker and Gov. Jay Nixon
SENATH -- A farmer with local ties received the Governor's Award for Agriculture Achievement Monday.

Charles Parker, co-owner of Parker and Jones Cotton Farm and chairman of the Progressive Farm Credit in Sikeston, was presented with the award by Gov. Jay Nixon. The award honors outstanding farmers, growers and processors for their work with agricultural commodities and their communities.

"Agriculture has always been, and will always be, the heart of Missouri's economy, and farmers like Charles Parker are the reason why," Nixon said.

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