Fresno Chamber of Commerce Agriculturalist of the Year Nomination Form

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Agriculture Awards Celebration has been a long-standing tradition that has honored many people who have demonstrated a sincere commitment to the Fresno agricultural community, through both personal efforts and leadership abilities. We are proud to bring you this year’s Agriculture Award Ceremony on November 2rd, 2023.

The Agriculturalist of the Year Award is presented to an individual who has contributed significantly to the industry in the greater Fresno area. The winner must also have a history of demonstrated dedication to the agricultural community with personal efforts and leadership. Individuals nominated must have clearly represented the industry over a number of years in one or more of the following areas: finance, government, production agriculture, education, labor, research, communications, trade and public service.

Criteria for 2023 Agriculturalist of the Year Award:
  1. Nominee has contributed significantly to the industry in the greater Fresno Area
  2. Nominee has demonstrated history of dedication to the agricultural community through personal efforts and leadership.
  3. Nominee has represented the industry for at least 10 years.
  4. Nominee is not a former winner
  Please provide specific information addressing Criteria 1, 2, 3 on a separate sheet of paper (not to exceed one page).  
This year’s Ag Awards Celebration will be held in conjunction with MADE Central California on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at the Fresno Convention Center. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities will go on sale in mid-September.
The nominations close on Friday, September 22, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Tatevik Hovhannisyan at