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North Dakota Ag Educators Honor NDSU’s George Flaskerud

NDSU's George Flaskerud presented the Distinguished Service Award by the North Dakota Association of Ag Educators.

George Flaskerud, retired North Dakota State University professor and Extension Service crops economist, has been presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the North Dakota Association of Ag Educators (NDAAE).

""George was deeply involved in developing curriculums for high school education programs,"" said Don Hagen, Glen Ullin, NDAAE district vice president. ""We most appreciate his work with marketing clubs that he helped establish and organize throughout the state.""

Flaskerud's work at NDSU focused on integrated crop marketing, and farm management and crop economics. His responsibilities included developing educational programs on current market and management information, factors influencing prices and costs of production, and decision-making tools and marketing/management decisions.

Flaskerud began his career at NDSU in 1987 as a part-time Extension associate in grain marketing. Later, he joined the faculty as a professor in the Agribusiness and Applied Economics Department. He received his doctorate from Oklahoma State University.

Also receiving the Distinguished Service Award was Elwood ""Woody"" Barth. He was the longtime chair of the North Dakota Credit Review Board. Barth ranches near Solen.

NDSU Agriculture Communication

Editor:Rich Mattern, (701) 231-6136, richard.mattern@ndsu.edu
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