The 2015 PrecisionAg Magazine Awards of Excellence were presented today by Paul Schrimpf, Executive Editor. First up on stage was Dave Scheiderer, founder, Integrated Ag Services. He has been named the Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award Winner.
I have captured each winner’s introduction by Paul along with their comments for you. Listen to Dave here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/infoag-15-precisionag-award-1.mp3″ text=”Dave Scheiderer, Integrated Ag Services”]
The next award presented was for Farmer of the Year. Receiving the award was Rod Weimer, a farm manager at Fagerber Farms in Colorado.
Fagerberg Farms grows, packs and ships Colorado onions. He has fully embraced precision agriculture in an effort to save water and fertilizer.
Listen to Rod here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/infoag-15-precisionag-award-2.mp3″ text=”Rod Weimer, Fagerberg Farms”]
The Legacy Award winner is Randy Taylor, Oklahoma State University. Randy could not be present but send a video for his presentation. I do not have audio of that for you but you can listen to Paul introduce him.
Dr. Randy Taylor is professor and extension engineer, machinery systems 70/30 extension/research; Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University.
Listen to the introduction for here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/infoag-15-precisionag-award-3.mp3″ text=”Randy Taylor, Oklahoma State Introduction”]
The winner of the Agriculture Research/Educator of the Year Award is Raj Khosla, Colorado State University. Khosla is distinguished Monfort professor of precision agriculture and an assistant dean of international programs in the CSU College of Agriculture Sciences
Listen to Raj here: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/infoag-15-precisionag-award-4.mp3″ text=”Raj Khosla, Colorado State University”]