Clay Barnett is the person who proposed the National Plowing Contests and Conservation Expositions that have
been held eaeh., year since first held in'
1946. Previously, only state exhibitions were held.
A plaque was awarded to Harold Baughman at a conference by AI Bull, managing editor of the Wallace's
Farmer magazme, which sponsors ·the annual recognition. The award was the only one given in the thirteen county region.