Long-time leaders in Idaho’s agriculture industry have been selected to be inducted into the Class of 2023 Eastern Idaho Agriculture Hall of Fame during the annual recognition dinner March 17.
This year’s inductees are Val Schwendiman, Newdale; Christopher (Chris) Wride, American Falls; W. Brock Driscoll, Aberdeen; Sarah Henson Skaar, Hagerman, and Chester Adams, Firth.
Also being honored is Paige Nelson, Rigby, as the Duren Memorial Young Producer Award winner.
The recognition awards will be presented at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Events Center, Fort Hall. A no-host social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to all interested persons.
The EIAHF was formed in 1972 to honor men and women who have made extraordinary contributions to agriculture and Eastern Idaho, a region that remains a significant center for agricultural production in the state of Idaho.
Click the images below to view each inductee’s biography.