CORRECTED: Foundation honors Boswell, Booth

07/18/2013 01:35:00 PM
Mike Hornick

California Agricultural Leadership Foundation(CORRECTED 5:15 p.m.) Jim Boswell and Loren Booth have been named Boswell-Booth Service Award recipients by Salinas-based California Agricultural Leadership Foundation.

The award recognizes service to the leadership program.

Booth is president Orange Cove, Calif.-based Booth Ranches LLC, a citrus grower. She’s also a cattle rancher, a graduate of class 27, and chairman of the foundation board since 2009. 

Boswell is chairman and chief executive officer of J.G. Boswell Co., which produces, processes and markets cotton, cottonseed, processing tomatoes, wheat, seed crops and alfalfa. He’s an honorary member of the program’s 17th class. James G. Boswell II was his father.

“For many years, Jim and Loren have been tremendously supportive of Ag Leadership and have shown an incomparable level of commitment with their time, energy and resources,” foundation president and chief executive officer Bob Gray said in a news release.

“The program keeps teaching me,” Booth said in the release. “It touches lives and the communities in which we live.”

Note on correction: The original story incorrectly identified who the award was named for.



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