Entries tagged with: Awards

Syngenta scientist named to USDA Hall of Heroes

Mary-Dell Chilton, a distinguished science fellow at Syngenta, was honored as an inductee into the USDA Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C. with USDA secretary Tom Vilsack presiding. Established in September 2000, the USDA Hall of Heroes recognizes those that have had a lasting impact on agriculture and related programs. Chilton’s work with plant biotechnology led her to produce the first transgenic plant in 1983 and demonstrated that plant genomes could be altered more precisely…  » Read more

Nominate an emerging industry leader

Spudman magazine has announced its inaugural Spudman Emerging Leader award. The award will recognize an individual, 35 years of age or under, in any sector of the potato industry. Deadline for nominations for this year’s award is Nov. 30, 2012. The award will be presented on Friday, Jan. 11, in Las Vegas at the National Potato Council’s annual banquet. For information on nominating criteria, download a nomination form.