The Fresno Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its Agriculturalist of the Year award.
Among the qualifications: The applicant must have demonstrated a sincere commitment to the Fresno County agricultural community through both personal efforts and leadership.
Also, the applicant must have performed meritorious service to his or her community and to agriculture.
Past winners include Joe Del Bosque, Carol Chandler, Pat Ricchuiti and Deran Koligian.
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Application forms can be found at fblinks.com/ag_award. The deadline is Sept. 14.
The annual luncheon will be Nov. 9 at Valdez Hall in downtown Fresno.