MC Ag Leader Honored 12-10-13 10:30 av
A Monterey County Agricultural leader was nationally recognized this week for his contributions around the Central Coast. The California Farm Bureau Federation presented Benny Jefferson with the Distinguished Service Award yesterday. CFBF president Paul Wenger acknowledged Jefferson’s constant dedication, work ethic and goodwill towards agriculture in Monterey County and the Central Coast. Jefferson was a former president of the Monterey County Farm Bureau, served on the California Farm Bureau Board of Directors from 2004 to 2010, and is a 5th generation farmer in the Salinas Valley.