LISBON FALLS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Tori Jackson recently received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

The award to presented at the annual meeting and conference July 29-Aug. 2 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is given to Extension educators with more than 10 years of service. It’s presented to only one county Extension educator in Maine each year.

Jackson is an educator for agriculture and natural resources, serving Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties. Her programs include farm business management, social media marketing and general agricultural education.

Jackson serves as chairwoman of the Beginning Farmer Resource Network of Maine, an organization that brings together agricultural service providers from many agencies and organizations to sponsor professional development and program coordination.

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