MSU Seeks Nominations for
Outstanding Agricultural Leaders
is seeking nominations for outstanding agricultural leaders to honor during its
2012 Celebrate Agriculture!! event Oct. 26-27.
college has recognized outstanding agricultural leaders each fall during
Agriculture Appreciation Weekend. The name was changed this year to better
encapsulate the events planned, said Jeff Jacobsen, dean of the College of
Agriculture and director of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station.
weekend is all about sharing ideas and generating relationships,"
annually presents its Outstanding Agricultural Leaders awards to those who have
exhibited outstanding leadership in
public service, as an agricultural producer, industry advocate, agri-business
leader, or as a friend of agriculture.
deadline for nominations is Sept. 15. Nominees not selected will be reconsidered
the following year. Applications should be updated with current information.
Successful award applicants will be:
respected in their agricultural community, --actively involved in the
agriculture industry with accomplishments that impact many,
an industry leader, or an upcoming, active and innovative producer, or have a
lifetime of achievement in agriculture.
employees of MSU, the state or federal government will not be considered except
under the friend of agriculture category. Past MSU, state or federal employees
need to have been retired for a minimum of two years and shown service above and
beyond their job requirements to be considered.
nomination forms at:
For more information contact Lisa Duffey at email@example.com or call (406)
994-3683. Forms should be received at 202 Linfield Hall, MSU,
, 59717 by Sept. 15.
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