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Hunterdon County Commissioners recognize resident Dave Bond for agriculture achievements

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ – The Chairman of Hunterdon County’s Agriculture Development Board, Dave Bond, Sr., of Delaware Township, was recognized by the County Board of Commissioners for recently being awarded the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

Board of Commissioners Director John E. Lanza, in presenting the Board’s Proclamation recognizing Bond’s commitment to agriculture and his public service to the community, said, “Dave Bond sets the standard for leadership, service and dedication, from his sixty years as a member of the Hunterdon County Board of Agriculture, to his nearly fifty years serving as an Amwell Valley Fire Company volunteer, and his twenty-six years as a member of the County’s Agriculture Development Board.”

“Bond’s leadership has been instrumental in helping Hunterdon County to maintain our strong agricultural heritage and economy, to preserve more farms than any other county in the state, and to place over 35,000 farmland acres in preservation,” Lanza said.

The Board of Commissioners congratulated Bond on his receiving the well deserved Distinguished Service to Agriculture award and for his tireless efforts advancing agricultural interests in Hunterdon County that directly contribute to our high quality of life, Lanza said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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