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Award Categories & Descriptions

Missouri Agriculture Education Leader

Missouri Agriculture Education Leader IconAn educator or advisor in the Missouri school system highlighting the importance of agricultural education to our state’s youth while also advising them on becoming future leaders in the industry. This award recognizes teachers, advisors and leaders in primary, secondary and higher education systems. Nominees will be judged on the overall impact they have on upcoming youth in the agriculture system.

Missouri Food Animal Veterinarian

Missouri Food Animal Veterinarian IconA Missouri food animal veterinarian who has gone above and beyond. This award will recognize a food animal veterinarian who works to protect animal health & welfare, prevent & relieve animal suffering, conserve animal resources, promote public health and advance medical knowledge. This individual must have provided veterinary care for the food production industry through surveillance for emerging diseases, and demonstrated best practices for animal health and well-being of food animals.