UNION COUNTY — The annual Farm-City Banquet was held on Thursday (Sept. 16) at the Union County Agricultural Center in Monroe.

The dinner celebrates the best of agriculture in Union County. This year’s theme was “planting the essential seeds of tomorrow.”

Five awards were given out at the banquet. Farm Family of the Year went to Panoramic Farms and Conservation Farm Family of the Year went to Dabhar Farms. McAllister’s Greenhouse earned Small Farm of the Year. The Business of the Year award was presented to Iron Horse Motorcycles.

Hall of Fame status was awarded to B.B. Haigler.

The event was presented by NC Cooperative Extension and Union County Government.