Borlaug CAST Communication Award Recipients

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Alison Bentley

May 2023

Program Director CIMMYT Global Wheat Program

Martin Wiedmann

May 2022

Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety, Food Science
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Cornell University

Sarah Evanega

May 2021

Research Professor, Department of Global Development with a joint appointment in the School of Integrative Plant Sciences
Director, Cornell Alliance for Science
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Cornell University

Alexa Lamm

May 2020

Associate Professor of Science Communication,
University of Georgia

Frank Mitloehner

April 2019

Professor and Air Quality Specialist in Cooperative Extension, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,  University of California, Davis

Marty Matlock

April 2018

Executive Director, UA Resiliency Center and Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Arkansas

Jayson Lusk

April 2017

Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University

Kevin Folta

April 2016

Chair of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Channapatna Prakash

April 2015

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Tuskegee University

Alison Van Eenennaam

April 2014

Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Cooperative Extension Specialist
Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis

Jeff Simmons

May 2013

President, Elanco Animal Health

Carl Winter

May 2012

Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus
University of California–Davis

Catherine Bertini

May 2011

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Syracuse University

Akin Adesina

July 2010

President of the African Development Bank

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