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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture wants to know about extraordinary women in agriculture or forestry.

The department is seeking nominations for the 2013 West Virginia Women in Agriculture program. The program was created to recognize women who have made significant contributions in farming, forestry or specialty crops.

Nominations are due by June 1. Submissions should include good detail on why the nominee should be considered.

Nomination forms can be found on the department's website: www.wvagriculture.org

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