NORWICH – The Chenango County Soil and Water Conservation District honored two local farmers during a luncheon at the Canasawacta Country Club recently. Arthur V. and Joan Manz were presented with the Forestry Achievement Award. The Van Hassel farm, operated by Herman L., and his son, Herman A. Von Hassel, were awarded the Conservation Farmer of the Year Award. For 66 years Chenango County has presented an annual award to a person or party who has contributed greatly to the local environment.