The Council on Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics (C-FARE) seeks nominees for the 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award by Wednesday, January 22. Nominations are now open for the 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award, an honor that recognizes professionals actively working in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors who are promoting agricultural science in the public policy arena. This award has become an influential component in the efforts to keep agricultural issues and programs in the public eye and in front of national and world policymakers. For more information on the 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award, please visit: http://www.cast-science.org/borlaug_cast_communication_award/nominations/. Please submit your nomination by January 22 here.
C-FARE is also seeking nominees for the AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture by Wednesday, January 22. The Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation (RMF), and the World Food Prize Foundation (WFPF) invite nominations for the 2014 AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture to be held in June 2014 at the AAAS Headquarters. Candidates should be well-respected scientists working at the forefront of a pressing issue at the nexus of agriculture and society. They should have outstanding scientific contributions or significant policy accomplishments related to agriculture with demonstrated societal impact. The lecture carries an honorarium of $5,000. For more information on the AAAS Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Lecture, please visit: http://www.aaas.org/page/riley-lecture. Please submit your nomination by January 22 here.
Outstanding Scholarship Opportunity! Apply Today for the Cooperative Leadership Fund Scholarship from the Ralph K. Morris Foundation. The Ralph K. Morris Foundation Cooperative Leadership Fund provides financial support to help cover costs associated with training, professional development and educational programs for rural young leaders interested in the future of cooperatives and rural communities. Funds can be used to attend the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives 85th Annual Meeting & the Legal, Tax & Accounting Meeting next month.
Information about the meetings:
- What: National Council of Farmer Cooperatives 85th Annual Meeting & the Legal, Tax & Accounting Meeting
- When: Wednesday, February 12 to Friday, February 14, 2014
- Where: Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, LA
- For more information on this “must attend” event, please see: www.ncfc.org/events.