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Farmers honored by Soil Conservation District
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Warren County Soil Conservation District held its 2011 Conservation Farmer Awards luncheon Wednesday at Gondola. The event honored two farm owners for their conservation efforts.“We want to thank both of you for your dedication to the conservation of our natural resources,” said Warren SCD supervisor Bill Demonbreun.Awards were presented to Stubblefield Farm, owned by Steve and Jill Stubblefield, and the Elam Farm, owned by David and Brenda Elam.Steve and Jill Stubblefield moved to Viola in 1982 to run the family farm. Steve grew up in Arkansas where his parents were farmers, producing cotton, soybeans, wheat and maintaining a 50-head cattle herd on 800 acres of northeast Arkansas delta farmland.The Viola farm has been in the Stubblefield family continuously since 1814.