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Farm Bureau honors MU Extension’s Devlin

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Eileen Yager
Editor
MU Extension Web Publishing Team
Phone: 573-882-0604
Email: yagere@umsystem.edu

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Karisha Devlin and Diane Olson, Missouri Farm Bureau Federation

Credit: University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group

Description: Karisha Devlin and Diane Olson, Missouri Farm Bureau Federation

Published: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009

Story source:

Barb Casady, 573-882-2003

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Karisha Devlin of Edina received the Outstanding Agriculturalist Award from the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation.

Devlin, an agribusiness specialist with University of Missouri Extension, received the award for her work with northeast Missouri agricultural producers and businesses. She is co-leader for Annie’s Project, an educational program on farm management specifically targeted to women. She also counsels entrepreneurs interested in value-added agriculture ventures and writes a blog for Midwest AgNet.

The Outstanding Agriculturalist Award recognizes MU Extension faculty members for their contributions to local agriculture.

Devlin was nominated the by the MU Extension Council and Farm Bureau in Knox County.

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