Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors

2022 Excellence in Leadership – Western Region

Milan Shipka

Dr. Milan P. Shipka The Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors presents the Award of Excellence in Leadership to Dr. Milan P. Shipka, University of Alaska Dr. Milan Shipka has been a compassionate leader at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has embodied the Land Grant Mission in research, teaching, and Extension. Shipka joined … Read more

Celebrating 50 Years RRDC

Celebrating 50 Years RRDC

PROCLAMATION Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Passage of the Rural Development Act of 1972 and Its Establishment of Research and Education Programs to Revitalize and Develop Rural America

2021 Excellence in Multistate Research Award

Walter Bowen

W-4188 Soil, Water, and Environmental Physics to Sustain Agriculture and Natural Resources Administrative Advisor: Walter Bowen, University of Hawaii Technical Committee Chair: Ryan Stewart, Virginia Tech Healthy soils enhance agricultural and environmental sustainability by storing and supplying water, energy, organic materials, and nutrients. Nationwide, soils are stress by increasing food and energy demands, land use … Read more

2021 National Experiment Station Section Diversity and Inclusion Individual Award

Shannon Archibeque-Engle‚Äč

Shannon Archibeque-Engle Assistant Vice President for Diversity Office of the Vice President for Diversity Colorado State University This award recognizes the activities of an individual at the local, state, regional, or national level, that empower groups, enhance inclusion within organizations and aspire to achieve inclusive excellence. Following a national solicitation for nominations and a rigorous … Read more