September 29, 2020

The Barley and Wheat CAPs received the USDA Secretary’s Honor Award

The Barley, Wheat, Potato, and Tomato Coordinated Agricultural Projects received the 2011 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary’s Honor Award in the category of Helping America promote sustainable agricultural production and biotechnology exports as America works to increase food security. These awards are the most prestigious Departmental awards presented by the Secretary of Agriculture and  recognize exceptional leadership, contributions, or public service by individuals or groups who support the mission/goals of USDA. 
 
 
From left to right, Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Acting Director, NIFA; Dr. Jamie Sherman and Dr. Catherine Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics mission area and USDA Chief Scientist.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
From left to right, Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Acting Director, NIFA; Dr. Brian Steffenson and Dr. Catherine Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics mission area and USDA Chief Scientist.