Decades before water shortage became a major concern for the Valley, 2010 Senior Farmer Johnny Deniz was fighting for farmers.
In the 30 year history of the Madera Chamber of Commerce Senior Farmer of the Year, only two honorees have been females.
The late Robert T.
Born in 1916 at the Faso Ranch on Road 29, 2006 Senior Farmer Charles Faso grew up farming with parents Vince and Grace Faso in Madera.
The late Alfred Russell, 2001 Senior Farmer, was described by those who knew him not only as an exceptional farmer, but also a man who gr