Jack Davis receives the distinguished service award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Jack Davis recently received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during their Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in Little Rock, Ark.

This award is given to Agents with more than 10 years of service in Cooperative Extension and have exhibited excellence in the field of Extension Education. This award is only presented to 2 percent of the County Extension Educators in South Dakota each year.

Davis serves as the SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist. He is the Academic Vice President for American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

His areas of emphasis include strategic and financial analysis for farm and ranch businesses. His programs and publications focus on farms financial trends, crop production costs and budgets, land values and cash rent trends, and guiding clients in making decisions that improve the profitability and sustainability of their operation.

Davis has recently served as the leader of Farm Bill Education in South Dakota, SDSU Extension’s Ag Lender’s Conference, and S.D. Farm Economic Summit.