• Agromin's Bill Camarillo Nominated For Resource Conservation District Sustainability Awards - Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at

  • Agromin CEO Bill Camarillo is one of six nominees for the 2014 Ventura County Excellence in Agricultural Stewardship and Sustainability Awards. The winners will be announced during a luncheon hosted by the Resource Conservation District of Ventura County (RCD) on November 12.

    Other nominees are Casey Houweling of Houweling's Tomatoes, Dave Borchard of Borchard Farms, Emily Ayala of Friends Ranch, and Tom and Scott Deardorf of Deardorf Family Farms.

    "Ventura County is one of the top 10 most significant agricultural counties in the United States," said Marty Melvin, executive officer of the RCD. "There are many local industry leaders who help contribute to feeding our county and it is important to acknowledge them."

    The awards luncheon is sponsored in part by Montecito Bank & Trust, Farm Credit West,,RaboBank, R.A. Atmore& Sons, and CoolPlanet. The luncheon program includes a panel discussion on the importance of preserving agricultural working landscapes to Ventura County.

    For more information or to RSVP (no later than Nov. 7) for the Nov. 12 awards luncheon, visit www.conserveventura.org, or contact Marty Melvin, Executive Officer of the RCD at marty.melvin@vcrcd.org or call 805-764-5137.

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