Jacob and Jill Smoker

Jill and Jacob Smoker of Wanatah were announced the winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 103rd Convention on Tuesday. The recognition also involved the receipt of a new Ford vehicle.

WANATAH — La Porte County farmers Jacob and Jill Smoker of Wanatah have taken home a national award recognizing their leadership and success in the farming industry.

On Tuesday they were announced the winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award competition at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 103rd Convention closing general session.

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