By Scarlet Sims
On Tuesday, the Pendergraft family was named Washington County Farm Family of the Year for their beef and poultry farm near Hindsville. The recognition is meant to encourage farm families doing outstanding jobs, said Josh Bergstrom with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture county cooperative extension service. The service is a partner for the program.
The site visit and recognition is a big deal, the Pendergrafts said. Peers have recognized the work they do, they said.
The site visit Tuesday drew a crowd, Stephanie Pendergraft said. U.S. Sen. John Boozman and U.S. Rep. Steve Womack came to the Pendergrafts' home.
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