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NDSU Agriculture and University Extension faculty and staff honored

Forty-three North Dakota State University Agriculture and University Extension Service faculty and staff were recognized for their service during a recognition and awards program held Dec. 15 at the NDSU Alumni Center. Colleagues nominate individuals, and award recipients in 10 categories receive a $1,000 honorarium with funds provided from sponsored endowments.

NDSU President Richard Hanson welcomed the group and D.C. Coston, vice president for agriculture and university Extension, announced the award recipients. A reception was held after the awards program.

2009 Agriculture and University Extension faculty/staff award recipients are:

Larson/Yaggie Excellence in Research Award – Dragan Miljkovic, professor in agribusiness and applied economics

Eugene R. Dahl Excellence in Research Award – Dale Herman, professor in plant sciences

Earl and Dorothy Foster Excellence in Teaching Award – Deying Li, associate professor in plant sciences

H. Roald and Janet Lund Excellence in Teaching Award – Cheryl Wachenheim, associate professor in agribusiness and applied economics

William J. and Angelyn A. Austin Advising Award – Eugene Berry, associate professor in veterinary and microbiological sciences

Myron and Muriel Johnsrud Excellence in Extension/Outreach Award – David Newman, Extension swine specialist in animal sciences

AGSCO Excellence in Extension Award – Dwight Aakre, Extension farm management specialist in agribusiness and applied economics

Charles and Linda Moses Staff Award – Norm Cattanach, research specialist in the School of Natural Resource Sciences (soil science)

Donald and Jo Anderson Staff Award – Diane Pennington, office manager in the School of Natural Resource Sciences (entomology)

Rick and Jody Burgum Staff Award – Richard Wilhelmi, research technician at the Langdon Research Extension Center

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