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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

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Awards & Honors

2017 

Recipient: Eduardo Santos, Assistant Professor
Award: Early Career Aware 
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Director
Award: Distinguished Faculty 
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Director
Award: Oustanding Scientist Award 
Group providing recognition: K-State Sigma Xi

Recipient: Gary Peirzynski, Department Head
Award:  President-elect, 2018
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy

Recipient: Mithila Jugulam, Associate Professor
Award: Graduate Teaching Award 
Group providing recognition: K-State College of Agriculture

Recipient: Daryl Buchholz, Associate Director of Extension and applied Research
Award: Distinguished Alumnus 
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta

Recipient: Mary Beth Kirkham, Professor
Award: Honorary Member
Group providing recognition: International Union of Soil Sciences

Recipient: Colby Moorberg, Assistant Professor
Award: Invited to become member of the National Technical Committee for Hydric Soils
Group providing recognition: U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service


 

2016

Recipient: Ignacio Ciampitti, Assistant Professor
Award: Early Career Recognition
Group providing recognition: Epsilon Sigma Phi


 

Recipient: Anita Dille, Professor
Award: President-Elect
Group providing recognition: North Central Weed Science Society


 

Recipient: Kevin Donnelly, Professor
Award: Outstanding Teacher Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Dallas Peterson, Professor
Award: President-Elect
Group providing recognition: Weed Science Society of America


 

Recipient: Gary Pierzynski, Department Head
Award: Distinguished Faculty Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Jesse Poland, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Award: Early Career Scientist Award
Group providing recognition: National Association of Plant Breeders


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: University Distinguished Professor
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Iman Research Award
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: American Association for the Advancement of Science


 

Recipient: DeAnn Presley, Associate Professor
Award: Outstanding Teacher Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Charles Rice, Professor
Award: Mary L. Vanier University Professor
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University


 

Recipient: Curtis Thompson, Professor
Award: Fellow
Group providing recognition: North Central Weed Science Society


 

Recipient: Peter Tomlinson, Assistant Professor
Award: Early Career Award 
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Steve Welch, Professor
Award: Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award
Group providing recognition: University of Kansas


 

2015

Recipient: Ignacio Ciampitti, Assistant Professor
Award: Early Career Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Ganga Hettiarachchi, Professor
Award: Chair, Commission 4.2 Soils, Food Security, and Human Health
Group providing recognition: International Union of Soil Scientists 


Recipient: David Mengel, Professor
Award: Distinguished Career Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Colby Moorberg, Professor
Award: Emil Truog Award
Group providing recognition: Soil Science Society of America


 

Recipient: Gary Pierzynski, Department Head
Award: U.S. Representative to Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils
Group providing recognition: FAO Global Soil Partnership


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Graduate Teaching Award
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University College of Agriculture


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Commerce Bank Distinguished Faculty Award
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University


 

Recipient: Charles Rice, Professor
Award: Chair, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Group providing recognition: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine


 

Recipient: Charles Rice, Professor
Award: International Educator of the Year
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University International Education 


 

Recipient: Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Associate Professor
Award: Excellence in Extension Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta

 

 


 

2014

Recipient: Anita Dille, Professor
Award: President-Elect
Group providing recognition: North Central Weed Science Society


 

Recipient: Kevin Donnelly, Professor
Award: Outstanding Advising Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


 

Recipient: Nathan Nelson, Associate Professor
Award: Teacher Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy


 

Recipient: DeAnn Presley, Associate Professor
Award: 2014 Young Scholar Award
Group providing recognition: Soil Science Society of America Soil and Water Management Division


 

Recipient: Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Associate Professor
Award: Early Career Award
Group providing recognition: Soil Science Society of America 


 

Recipient: Curtis Thompson, Professor
Award: Fellow
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy


 

2013

Recipient: Guihua Bai, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America


 

Recipient: Mary Beth Kirkham, Professor
Award: Irwin Youngberg Award for Applied Science
Group providing recognition: The Higuchi Endowment


 

Recipient: Nathan Nelson, Associate Professor
Award: 2013 Agronomic Resident Education Award
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: International Educator of the Year
Group providing recognition: Kansas State University


 

Recipient: Vara Prasad, Professor
Award: Outstanding Senior Scientist
Group providing recognition: Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin


 

Recipient: DeAnn Presley, Associate Professor
Award: Early Career Award
Group providing recognition: Epsilon Sigma Phi


 

Recipient: Jim Shroyer, Professor
Award: 2013 Crop Teaching Award
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America


 

Recipient: Dan Sweeney, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America


 

Recipient: David Mengel, Professor
Award: Werner Nelson Award for Outstanding Leadership & Contributions in Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management
Group providing recognition: Fluid Fertilizer Foundation


 

Recipient: Peter Tomlinson, Assistant Professor
Award: President Award for Professional Achievement
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America

 


Recipient: William Schapaugh, Professor
Award: Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: Crop Science Society of America


Recipient: William Schapaugh, Professor
Award: 
Fellow Award
Group providing recognition:
 American Society of Agronomy


Recipient: Michel Ransom, Professor
Award: 2013 Outstanding Scientist Award
Group providing recognition: Sigma Xi, Kansas State University Chapter


Recipient: Ganga Hettiarachchi, Associate Professor
Award: 2013 Outstanding Faculty Research Award
Group providing recognition: Gamma Sigma Delta


Recipient: Ganga Hettiarachchi, Associate Professor
Award: Teacher Fellow Award
Group providing recognition: North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)


2012

Recipient: Walt Fick, Associate Professor
Award: 2012 Educational Materials Awards Program Certificate of Excellence
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy


Recipient: Johnathan Holman, Associate Professor
Award: 2012 Educational Materials Award Program Certificate of Excellence
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy

Recipient: Scott Staggenborg, Adjunct Professor
Award: 2012 Educational Materials Awards Program Certificate of Excellence
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy


Recipient: Curtis Thompson, Professor
Award: 2012 Educational Materials Awards Program Certificate of Excellence
Group providing recognition: American Society of Agronomy