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Posted on: February 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Commissioners Honor Dave Williams for 25 Years as Voice of Agriculture

Dave Williams receives a proclamation from the Commissioners for 25 years of Ag broadcasting.

HONESDALE -- The Wayne County Commissioners recently recognized Dave Williams of Cherry Ridge Township who has been broadcasting from the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural expo in the nation, including the recently completed 107th expo that ran from January 7th-14th.

A farmer himself, Williams has raised beef and dairy cattle, grown vegetables and hay, has served his fellow farmers in a multitude of ways through his advocacy in Harrisburg and Washington D.C.

Williams broadcast career began or on WDNH-AM 1590 radio in Honesdale in 1998, when he launched a radio show dedicated to farmers and those in the agricultural community. Today, he is heard on nearly 30 radio stations through the Pennsylvania Farm Country Radio Network and the PCN and RFD television networks, reaching millions of listeners and viewer.

A staunch advocate for Pennsylvania’s number one industry, which employees nearly half a million people and contributes $185 billion to the state’s economy annually, he has served as state director for the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, a state delegate for the American Farm Bureau Foundation, and the National Association of Farm Broadcasting; and

Dave Williams is well-known throughout the county, state and country for the role he plays highlighting the important work done by farmers, growers, producers and ranchers that supply our communities with the food, fiber and drink they need to survive and live healthy lives.

In recognition of his years of dedication to farmers in Wayne County and beyond, the Wayne County Commissioners commended Mr. Dave Williams for his efforts this year, in past years, and hopefully for years to come being the voice for Pennsylvania Agriculture.

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