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Wakefield Woman To Receive Public Service To Ag Award

Posted: 12 October, 2012

LINCOLN - Two Nebraskans have been selected to receive Public Service to Agriculture Awards at the Nebraska Agribusiness Club’s 46th annual awards banquet November 1 at Hillcrest Country Club in Lincoln. The 2012 honorees are Lisa Lunz of Wakefield and Alan Tiemann of Seward. Lisa Lunz and her husband Jim farm North of Wakefield raising no-till corn and soybeans. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Ag College and a member of LEAD XVII. Lisa is serving her final term on the Nebraska Soybean Checkoff Board with a total of 12 years served. She has served as the research committee chairman, secretary and the board chairman from 2010-2011. In addition she is the Soybean Board representative to US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN) communications committee. Throughout the years, Lisa has often shown her passion for youth, and agriculture education. She has served as her community 4-H leader and involved with the Soybean educators, Ag Sack Lunch program, UNL Soybean research projects, CommonGround, Ag Pen Pals. In addition, Lisa is very involved with the Wakefield School Board and her church. Lisa and Jim are also the proud parents of three children; Kristina a recent graduate of Doane College, Keri a sophomore at Midland College and Jacob a senior at Wakefield High School.

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