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Agronomic Industry Award

 

The Agronomic Industry Award recognizes outstanding performance by a private sector agronomist in the development, acceptance, and implementation of advanced agronomic programs, practices, and/or products. The focus will be on agronomic service with associated educational, public relations, and administrative contributions of industrial agronomists and others. The award consists of a certificate and $2000 honorarium.

Evaluation:

  1. Personal relations, professionalism, integrity, and credibility will be highly valued.
  2. The emphasis will be on the individual's support of ASA goals.
  3. Personal growth in a particular field of endeavor; impact on associates, farmers, and the public at large.
  4. The nominee's influence on company programs and directions or on development of products or varieties.
  5. The individual's performance on assignments, rather than the variety or scope of assignments, will be the major consideration.
  6. Qualities such as innovativeness and good citizenship as evidenced by community service will be taken into consideration.

Nominations Opened: Feb 5, 2015 - 8:00 AM CST
Nominations initiated by: Mar 31, 2015 - 11:59 PM CDT
3 Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by: Apr 7, 2015 - 11:59 PM CDT


Eligibility

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Nominator

  1. Nominators are required to be ASA members.
  2. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominator for this award.

Nominee

  1. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a nominee for this award.
  2. Nominees are not required to be members of ASA.
  3. Nominees will be within the private sector and will not be employed by any public agency, including government, colleges. and universities.
  4. Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  5. Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met: 1. At least one member of the team is an agronomist. 2. Where other disciplines are represented, the agronomist will be a major contributor (50% or more) to the team effort. 3. Only publications where all team members are authors or honors and awards received by the team will be listed. Individual efforts should be omitted.
  6. Former recipients of this Award are not eligible.

Reference

  1. Members of this ASA Awards Committee, the ASA Board of Directors, and also the CSSA Executive Committee are not eligible to be a reference for this award.

Qualifications

Nominator

  1. Current Position Title

Nominee

  1. Degrees Received
  2. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit, including spaces: 2000)
  3. Membership
    List membership in professional, honorary, and academic societies. (Character Limit, including spaces: 1500)
  4. Honors and Awards
    List honors and awards received (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)
  5. Professional Contributions Listing
    Identify and briefly list the nominee's technical or nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  6. Contributions and Service to the Profession
    Describe the nominee's professional contributions (other than publications) and service to the profession on which the nomination is based. (Character Limit, including spaces: 4500)
  7. Evaluation
    In this section, summarize the primary achievements and evaluate the nominee's comprehensive skills, competencies, and qualifications for this award. Give the nominee’s impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria in the award description. (Character Limit, including spaces: 3000)

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