The recipients of this year’s PrecisionAg® Awards of Excellence were honored at the 2019 InfoAg Conference in St. Louis on Tuesday. The awards recognize outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exceptional work in the use and adoption of precision agriculture technologies and practices.
The 2019 award winners are:
Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award – Brittany Ullrich, Winfield United.
Educator/Researcher Award – Wesley Porter, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Farmer Award – Brent Rendel, Miami, OK
Legacy Award – Brett Whelan, University of Sydney, Australia
Special Legacy Award – Dave Junge, Junge Control (posthumously)
Whelan accepted the award by video, while Junge’s wife Mary, Vice President/CFO of Junge Control, accepted on behalf of the innovator behind the mixing and blending systems developed by Junge Control who passed away from pancreatic cancer in May of this year.