(L to R) Bill Comer, Mary Beth Comer, Bob White

Indiana’s Conservation Farmers of the Year are Hoosier farmers who actively incorporate and practice conservation on the land. The award is sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau Inc. and Indiana Prairie Farmer in cooperation with the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

Congratulations to Billy and Mary Beth Comer of Scottsburg, Indiana for receiving the 2016 Indiana Conservation Farmer of the Year award sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc.  Bill and Mary Beth were featured at the 2017 SWCD Annual Conference on January 24 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.  Jane Hardisty, Indiana State Conservationist, and Bob White, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc. presented the Comer’s with an honorary plaque. The extended Comer Family was also present at this Award’s Banquet. 

Read about their successful conservation accomplishments here.

Thank you to Scott County SWCD for submitting their application!

The Comer Family

(front row, L to R): Linda Jackson, Scott County District Coordinator; Bill Comer, Mary Beth Comer, Jennifer Kipper, NRCS District Conservationist (Back row L to R): Dan Smith, Supervisor Scott County SWCD; John Hardin, Supervisor Chair, Scott County SWCD; Pat Larr, Supervisor, Scott County SWCD; and Laura Fribley, ISDA District Support Specialist