Mark Konlock, UWRF horticulture graduate, was recently named a national judge on the All-America Selections Committee. As a member of this committee, he evluates the results of national testing of new cultivators from plant breeders in which the best ones are designated as All-America Selection winners. He is currently the director of horticulture at the Green Bay Botanic Gardens.
Cary Sifferath, 1988 UWRF graduate in agricultural business, was recognized for 20 years of service for the U.S. Grains Council. He is the USGC regional director for the Middle East and Africa.
Congratulations to alumni David and Stacy Jauquet of Jauquet Dairy in Luxemburg! They are the 2013 recipients of the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer Award from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau. Matt Hartwig, another alum, and his wife Tabitha were runners-up in the same competition.
Congrats to Mark Cournoyer, 1999 UWRF Ag Education graduate, recently named one of four Crystal Apple Award winners. Cournoyer teaches Agriculture and Biology to 7th through 12th graders in Auburndale, WI. The Crystal Apple Awards honor outstanding local educators. Well done!