Matt & Belinda Hess & family (Jerrica, Grayson & Triston) of Maryville were named Missouri Farm Family for Nodaway County during Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair August 12th.
Dignitaries in back row left to right: Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for MU Extension & Engagement, & Chief Engagement Officer, UM System
Blake Hurst, President, Missouri Farm Bureau
Nikki Cunningham, Missouri State Fair Commissioner
Christopher Daubert, VC and Dean, MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Christine Chinn, Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture
Ted E. Sheppard, Missouri State Fair Commissioner
(Seated) Lowell Mohler, Missouri State Fair Commissioner