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Carl Sprengel Agronomic Research Award

Deadlines:
Award, Fellow, and Scholarship nominations initiated by April 09, 2013
Reference Letters and Final Nomination submission by April 17, 2013

This award will be made for major research accomplishments resulting from basic or applied researches in agronomy. The award will be made for discoveries, techniques, inventions, or materials that increase crop yields, improve crop quality, food products, land and water development, environmental quality, or conservation. The focus will be on research accomplishments that have been adopted. The award consists of a certificate and $2500 honorarium provided through the Agronomic Science Foundation by the Lena and Maria van der Ploeg Fund and administered by the American Society of Agronomy.

Eligibility

  1. Nominators are required to be members of ASA.
  2. Nominees are not required to be members of ASA.
  3. Nominees must be living at the time of their nomination.
  4. Teams are eligible if the following qualifications are met:
    • At least one member of the team is an agronomist.
    • Where other disciplines are represented, the agronomist will be a major contributor (50% or more) to the team effort.
    • Only publications where all team members are authors or honors and awards received by the team will be listed. Individual efforts should be omitted.

Nominator Qualifications:

  1. Current Position Title
    (Character Limit: 100)
  2. Membership
    ASA Membership Number (Character Limit: 6)

Nominee Qualifications:

  1. Team Members
    Enter additional team members for team nominations only. (Character Limit: 1000)
  2. Degrees Received
  3. Professional Positions Held
    (Character Limit: 2000)
  4. Membership
    List membership in professional, honorary, and academic societies. (Character Limit: 1500)
  5. Honors and Awards
    List honors and awards received (Character Limit: 3000)
  6. Professional Contributions
    Describe the nominee's technical or nontechnical publications, patents, and efforts to develop or improve programs, practices, and products. List up to 12 of the most significant professional contributions of the nominee. (Character Limit: 4500)
  7. Professional Contributions for the Carl Sprengel Agronomic Research Award
    Identify and briefly list the contributions other than publications on which the nomination is based. This award will be made for major research accomplishments resulting from basic or applied researches in agronomy. The focus shall be on research accomplishments that have been adopted. The award may be made for discoveries, techniques, inventions, or materials that increase crop yields, improve crop quality, food products, land and water development, environmental quality, or conservation. (Character Limit: 4500)
  8. Evaluation
    Summarize in this section the primary contributions on which the nomination is based. Give the nominees contributions and their impact in one or more of the evaluation criteria given in the Award Description and criteria sections, clearly and explicitly (Character Limit: 3000)

Add References To Nomination

Provide contact information (name, full mailing address, phone, and email) for three individuals who will submit online reference letters.

Note: Monitor these three letters online under "Nominations" as you will need to log in and submit the completed nomination containing the three reference letters.

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