The Agronomist of the Year Award is sponsored by Simplot. 

Agronomists are your touch-point with the customer; that seemingly endless source of crop production knowledge that helps every grower ensure the best crop possible makes it into the bin. Now it’s time to recognize those hardworking agronomists who commit so much time to helping farmers and ensuring they keep on top of an everchanging world of agronomic knowledge.
The successful agronomist, who must be employed by or work on behalf of a CAAR member location, will be selected by a committee of peers based on accomplishments in the following areas:

NOMINATION CRITERIA
1. Agronomic Knowledge
Demonstrates significant knowledge of agronomic practices applicable to their local region. 

2. Customer Service and Satisfaction
Demonstrates excellent customer service, satisfaction, and significant customer retention. Please include at least one letter of reference from a customer.


3. Commitment to Continuing Education
Demonstrates a commitment to continually develop skills through seminars, courses, self-study and/or mentorship.


4. Community and Industry Leadership
Demonstrates exceptional professionalism and leadership in their local community and the industry at large through volunteering, sponsorship, or donations.


To nominate an agronomist for this award, please fill out the form below by Friday, December 4, 2020. If you have any questions about the CAAR award nomination process, please contact Lady Gabilo at lady@caar.org or 204-989-9304.
NOMINATION FORM 

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* NOMINATION SUBMITTED BY:

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* NOMINEE INFORMATION:

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* QUALIFICATIONS OF AGRONOMIST:
Please provide details under each area of why the agronomist deserves this award.

Agronomic Knowledge
Describe how the nominee demonstrates significant knowledge of agronomic practices applicable to their local region. 

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* Customer Service and Satisfaction
Describe how the nominee demonstrates excellent customer service, 
satisfaction, and retention. 

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* Commitment to Continuing Education 
Describe how the nominee demonstrates a commitment to continually 
develop skills through seminars, courses, self-study and/or mentorship. Include a list of courses or other educational sessions if available.

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* Community and Industry Leadership
Describe how the nominee demonstrates exceptional professionalism and 
leadership in their local community and the industry at large through volunteering, sponsorship, or donations. Please include activity with agronomy organizations, CAAR, or other industry groups.

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