County proclaims Dec. 11 "Dale McClellan - Farmer of the Year" Day | Community Spirit
On Dec. 11, the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Dale McClellan, owner of M & B Dairy at their regular meeting, proclaiming Dec. 11 as “Dale McClellan – Farmer of the Year” Day in Citrus County.
Dale McClellan has been named as the 2012 winner of the Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. His State of the art, 700 cow dairy operation has become a point of pride in Citrus County. M & B Dairy is widely respected and has earned several local awards for its contributions to the economy of Citrus County.
The Farmer of the Year award recognizes excellence in agricultural production and farm management, along with leadership in farm and community organizations. The award also honors family contributions in producing safe and abundant supplies of food, fiber and shelter products for U.S. consumers.
Info courtesy Citrus County BOCC.