South Dakota Farmers Union honors Alan Guebert with Farm & Ranch News Award
February 24, 2011
ABERDEEN, SD – Freelance agriculture columnist Alan Guebert was awarded the Farm & Ranch News Award from the South Dakota Farmers Union Friday, Feb. 11, during the organization’s 96th annual state convention held in Aberdeen, SD.
Guebert was raised on an 800-acre, 100-cow southern Illinois dairy farm. After graduation from the University of Illinois in 1980, he served as a writer and editor at Professional Farmers of America, Successful Farming magazine and Farm Journal magazine. His syndicated agricultural column, “The Farm and Food File,” began in June, 1993, and now appears weekly in more than 70 publications throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Each year South Dakota Farmers Union gives the Farm & Ranch News Award to a member of the media who tells the positive story of agriculture and covers agricultural issues fairly and accurately.