Patty Judge, George Cummins and Mark Pearson received the 2013 Iowa Farm Bureau Dis¬≠tinguished Service to Agriculture award last week during the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Des Moines.

The award, now in its 35th year, honors individuals who have played a significant role in the agricultural industry at the local, state and/or national level.

Judge, the first woman to be elected as Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture,...