Kermit Cochran, recently retired AgDirect Territory Manager, has been selected as the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association’s 2017 Person of the Year.
The IIEA Person of the Year is an award given annually to a distinguished member of the organization that has provided many years of service and accomplishments to the irrigation industry and to the association. The award, which is voted on by the officers and board of directors, was given on January 10, at the IIEA membership banquet in Idaho Falls. Lance Eldridge, Rain For Rent, Idaho Falls branch, and longtime friend Gordon Jensen, Twin Falls, made the presentation.
Judges will meet on March 14th to grade the 2018 Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association Scholarship Applications.
All students will receive a letter stating whether they will or will not receive a scholarship. It can take up to three weeks to send out letters.
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association Board of Directors has produced an Irrigation in Idaho to help teachers who participate in the Idaho Ag in the Classroom workshops.