Trace Bedke, longtime assistant manager for Butte Irrigation, has been selected as the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association’s 2019 Person of the Year.
The IIEA Person of the Year is an award given annually to a distinguished member of the organization who has provided many years of service 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 15, 2020 at the IIEA membership banquet held at Morey’s Event Center in Burley, Idaho. His friend and employer, Brice Beck, made the heartfelt presentation.
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association’s 2020 Scholarship Application is now available. The deadline is February 29, 2020. Since 1980, the association has awarded 767 scholarships totaling $466,500. The funds are donated by members of the association and the general funds of the IIEA.
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.