“It is my privilege to recognize Norman McCowan with this honor,” Ellspermann said. “The vision, team-building and sense of service he has consistently shown is an asset to his business, his specific industry, the state and national agricultural sectors and his community. The efforts of citizens like Norman are what makes Hoosier agriculture such a great success story.”
“Norman McCowan has demonstrated vision in fish production, processing, research, economic development and the use of soybeans as a sustainable feed ingredient that is helping Indiana to be recognized domestically and internationally,” wrote Indiana Soybean Alliance Chief Executive Officer Jane Ade Stevens.
Bell Aquaculture, a leading producer of farm-raised fish employs approximately 50 people.