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North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame
Department of Plant Sciences Inductees

L.R. Waldron
2007
L. R. Waldron

Richard C. Frohberg
2006
R. C. Frohberg

G.S. Smith
2003
G. S. Smith

H.R. Lund
2000
H. R. Lund
Jack F. Carter
1999
J. F. Carter

 

The North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame is established for the purpose of honoring individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the state's agricultural industry.

ND Agricultural Hall of Fame website

 

To be eligible for induction into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame, an individual must:

  • Have reached the age of forty-five;
  • Have been involved in the state's agricultural industry for a minimum of twenty years; and
  • Be nominated for induction by a member of the North Dakota agricultural hall of fame committee.

The nomination provided for in this section must be in writing and must include the nominee's personal history, including education, employment, history of contributions to and achievements in the state's agricultural industry, participation in professional organizations, career-related activities and civic contributions, honors, and awards, if possible a statement from the candidate, and the date and signature of the nominator.

The North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame committee shall select inductees by majority vote. The selections must be based on the nominee's record of accomplishment in the state's agricultural industry. The committee shall give due consideration to the nominee's participation in organizations represented by members of the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame committee.

 

North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame Committee

The North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame committee consists of a representative from each of the following groups, each of whom must be selected by the governing body of the entity or the official to be represented:

  • North Dakota Winter Show
  • Agricultural media
  • Agriculture in the area of career and technical education
  • North Dakota Stockmen's Association
  • North Dakota Grain Growers Association
  • North Dakota Oilseed Council
  • County Extension agents
  • Agriculture Commissioner
  • North Dakota Pork Producers
  • North Dakota Sheep Producers
  • National Agricultural Marketing Association
  • North Dakota Implement Dealers Association
  • North Dakota Farm Bureau
  • North Dakota Farmers Union
  • National Farmers Organization

The committee, by a two-thirds majority, may add a new agricultural organization to the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame committee. The committee, by a majority, may remove the name of an organization that no longer exists from the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame committee.

The representative of the North Dakota Winter Show shall serve as the chairman of the committee and the secretary of the North Dakota Winter Show shall serve as the secretary of the committee. The chairman shall determine the time and location of all committee meetings. The committee shall determine the number of nominees to be inducted into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame each year. Any person who is nominated for induction into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame and receives at least one vote is automatically considered for induction the following year. The nominee may provide the committee with updated or additional information to be considered. The committee shall select the inductees by secret ballot and shall announce the selection at the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame banquet, to be held each year during the North Dakota Winter Show. Inductees must receive a plaque and have their photographs displayed at the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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