UVM Extension Employees Win Communication Awards

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UVM Extension Employees Win Communication Awards

Tue, 07/01/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The National Association of County Agriculture Agents (NACAA) recently recognized several University of Vermont Extension employees for excellence in communication.
Larry Myott, Maple Specialist, Burlington Extension Office, was named National Winner for the newsletter “Maple Mainline”, distributed to Vermont sugarmakers and related industries twice yearly. Myott was also recognized as a Northeast United States regional finalist for personal news column, and website publication. Dr. Betsy Greene, Equine Specialist, UVM campus, was recognized as a Northeast United States regional finalist for direct promotional mailing, and Rick LeVitre, Dairy Management Specialist, Rutland Extension Office, was recognized as a National Finalist for a video/television program (Across the Fence).
Award winners will be honored at the NACAA Annual Meeting, Green Bay, WI, July 13 – 17, 2003.
Jeff Carter, Nutrient Management Specialist, Middlebury Extension Office, was selected by NACAA as one of four individuals nationally to receive training at the NASA Space Dynamics facility in Logan, Utah on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems to enhance agricultural sustainability.