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Staff recognitions (10/31/2017)

Dave Franzen, Extension soil science specialist, was on hand to receive the American Society of Agronomy’s 2017 Extension Education Community Educational Materials award for Field Guide to Sustainable Production of High-quality Ken Hellevang 2017Durum Wheat in North Dakota. The award was presented during the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America annual international meeting last week at Tampa, Florida. The field guide had stiff competition with 15 other outstanding entries. Dave represented the publishing team of Joel Ransom, Greg Endres, Shana Forster, Andrew Friskop, Richard Zollinger, Kurt Howatt, Janet Knodel, Patrick Beauzay and Kenneth Hellevang. Hats off to all of you!

South Dakota State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering honored Ken Hellevang, Extension agricultural engineer, with the Distinguished Alumnus Award at their Banquet of Excellence on Oct. 26 in Brookings. Ken was recognized for “significant contributions to society and accomplishments which have brought credit to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.” Well deserved, Ken. We’re proud of you.  

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 Chris Boerboom, Extension Director

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