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Community Salute Honoring John P. "Phil" Larson

John P. "Phil" Larson

The 2014 Ag One Community Salute will recognize lifelong Fresno County agriculture advocate John P. "Phil" Larson on March 14, 2014 at the Fresno Convention Center, Exhibit Hall. The social will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m.

Recognized as a "champion for agriculture", Larson's passion for the industry is evident and his extensive involvement in the community proves to be commendable and deserving of this recognition. Proceeds from the event will establish the Ag One - John P. "Phil" Larson Endowment to support deserving students in the Department of Plant Science in the Jordan College.

Tickets and sponsorships are available, for more information call Ag One at (559) 278-4266.

Honorary Co-Chairs:
          Ryan Jacobsen, Ag One President
          John Thacher, Wilbur-Ellis
          John Harris, Harris Farms
          Fred Machado, Machado Farms, 2003 Community Salute Honoree
          Marvin Meyers, Meyers Farming
          Debbie Poochigian, Fresno County Supervisor - District 5
          Mario Santoyo, California Latino Water Coalition
          Stuart Woolf, Woolf Farming and Processing

To view the Event Invitation click here.

To view the Sponsorship Brochure click here.

To view the Press Release click here.

For more information, contact Sadie Hemsath with Ag One at 559-278-4266 or by email at


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Proudly Sponsored by:


Snow Pack Sponsors:

  • Campos Bros. Farms
  • Paramount Agribusiness Companies
  • Wells Fargo
  • Woolf Farming and Processing

Reservoir Sponsors:

  • Baker, Peterson & Franklin, CPA
  • The Borba Families
  • Cal West Rain
  • Harris Farms, Inc.
  • Holland Nut Company
  • Meyers Farms Family Trust
  • Red Rock Ranch, Inc.
  • Zenith Insurance Company

Canal Sponsors:

  • American Pistachio Growers
  • Baloian Farms
  • California Latino Water Coalition
  • Casaca Vineyards
  • Coelho West Custom Farming
  • Fresno Equipment Company
  • Rodger B. Jensen
  • Machado Farms, L.P.
  • National Raisin Company-Bedrosian Family
  • Quinn Company
  • Raisin Bargaining Association
  • Frank & Alice Saviez
  • Terra Linda Farms

Pipeline Sponsors:

  • Fresno County Farm Bureau
  • Fresno Valves & Castings, Inc.
  • Grundfos
  • PG&E
  • Prudential Ag Investments
  • Raven Ranches
  • John & Carol Salmonson
  • Richard Spencer