SDSU’s Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community Program canceled for 2020

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Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences announce that the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community award program is canceled for 2020.

Individuals nominated for the 2020 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community Award will be included in the selection pool in 2021. The planning committee is considering having additional honorees and allowing for posthumous selection in 2021. Nominators are welcome to make modifications to existing nominations at any time.

“The Eminent Leaders award program allows us to recognize individuals who have made tremendous impacts within our agricultural sectors and their communities,” said John Killefer, South Dakota Corn endowed dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. “The situations that we find ourselves in during the COVID-19 pandemic have caused us to prioritize the health and safety of everyone involved with this outstanding program.”

If you have questions, please contact Angela Loftesness at angela.loftesness@sdstate.edu or 605-688-6732.