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Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Awards Jami Dellifield with First Y Prize for Mental Health Initiatives

Jami Dellifield, educator, family and consumer sciences, with the Hardin County office of OSU Extension, has been awarded the first “Y Prize” given by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation for her innovative work with farmer mental health.

The Yvonne Lesicko Perseverance Prize, or Y Prize for short, is a new award created by the Yvonne Lesicko Memorial Fund, created in 2020 to honor Yvonne Lesicko, former vice president of public policy for Ohio Farm Bureau. The fund, within the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, was established to support the causes and initiatives that were important to Lesicko. Read more about the prize and Jami’s effort at