Paul Wenger, Harry Cline, Mark and Ross Borba to Be Honored

Paul Wenger, Harry Cline, Mark and Ross Borba to Be Honored

March 11, 2014

Wenger, Cline and Borbas to be Honored at Outlook 2014 Conference

California Agriculture – Thriving Through Change is the theme of the Outlook 2014 Agribusiness Conference scheduled for Thursday, March 20th at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Fresno. California Farm Bureau President, Paul Wenger, long time agriculture editor, Harry Cline, and third generation westside farmers, Mark and Ross Borba, will be honored during a special luncheon at the conference recognizing their accomplishments.

“CalASFMRA is pleased to be able to recognize these individuals who have played and continue to play such an important role in California agriculture” said Conference Chair, Mark Peterson, ARA, AFM, AAC, from Clovis. “We look forward to celebrating their accomplishments with the large audience of agribusiness professionals who will be attending next week’s conference in Fresno.” Paul Wenger will receive the California Distinguished Agriculturalist Award, Harry Cline will receive a Special Recognition Award and the Borba’s will receive the 2014 President’s Award.

The Outlook 2014 program agenda will offer updates on select California agricultural commodities including citrus, nuts, dairy, table grapes and tree fruit. The state’s water situation and the US debt and fiscal outlook will also be addressed during conference sessions as will rural land value trends for California and Nevada. The widely acclaimed CalASFMRA Trends in Agricultural Land and Lease Values publication for 2014 is set to be released at the Outlook event.

Outlook 2014 is open to the public and pre-registration is requested. Registration is available at or from CalASFMRA at (209) 368-3672.