NDSU Extension agent Brad Brummond has been named to the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Hall of Fame.
Brummond, NDSU Extension's agriculture and natural resources agent in Walsh County, is the first North Dakotan to be selected. He is scheduled to be honored at the association's conference, which is Sept. 8-12 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The NACAA Hall of Fame Award was established in 2006 to recognize NACAA members for demonstrated commitment, dedication and effective leadership in job performance as an outstanding educator, association involvement at the state and national level and outstanding humanitarian service. This award is presented annually to one person from each of the four NACAA regions.
Brummond joined NDSU Extension in 1982 as the assistant agent in Traill County. In 1984, he became the Extension agent in Hettinger County. Four years later, he took over as the agent in Kidder County, and in 1992, he moved to Walsh County.
He has been a member of the NACAA since 1982. He was president of the North Dakota Association of Extension Agents in 2004. From 2004 to 2010, he was national chair of the Search for Excellence Committee, and in 2011, he was elected North Central Region vice director. He has received numerous awards, including the NACAA Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award and NDSU's Green and Golden Globe Diversity Award.
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