MACCI Seeks Nominations for 2017 Friend of Agriculture Award

2017 Friend of Agriculture Award to be Presented in June

The Agriculture industry plays a vital role in Marshfield’s economy….from farms and cheese plants, to food and machinery.

MACCI is asking for assistance in nominating an individual, family, business or organization for our 2017 Friend of Agriculture award.

The form with all the criteria and past winners is attached via clicking here. Nominations are due by April 10th and will be recognized at the Mayor’s Dairy breakfast on June 2nd.


The Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry started an Agri-Business Committee in 2005. The mission of this group is “to promote the growth and vitality of Central Wisconsin Agriculture for the benefit of the entire community.”

The annual “MACCI Friend of Agriculture” award is a great way to honor an individual/family or business/organization that strongly supports Agri-Business.

Past awards have been presented to:
 2007- Martin & Lucille Wolf, Memory Lane Farms
 2008- Randy & Darla Schiferl
 2009- Norm-E-Lane Farms/ Meissner Family
 2010- Nasonville Dairy
 2011- Tom Drendel
 2012- Bob Meyer-WDLB
 2013- Hewitt’s Meat Processing Inc.
 2014- Ken & Janet Bell
 2015- Mike Sabel
 2016- Weber’s Farm Store

Nominations must be submitted by April 10th, 2017 with the recipient to be recognized at the Dairyfest event in June 2017. The recipient will also be recognized through the media and the MACCI newsletter and website. Please submit your nominations to MACCI, 700 S. Central Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449, or email [email protected] .

 Must be in an agri-business field in the Marshfield area
 Can be an individual, organization, family or business

SELECTION CRITERIA: (consideration will be given to any or all)
 Innovation in the industry
 Challenges they have overcome
 Commitment to Agriculture
 Commitment to the community (civic & leadership roles)
 Economic impact to the community

Click here to download the nomination form.