Nominations now open for 2023 Purdue Women in Agriculture awards
Nominations are being accepted until May 1 for the 2023 Purdue Women in Agriculture awards.
The awards are an annual recognition of women who are leaders, innovators and significant contributors to the success of Indiana agriculture.
Nominations are being accepted for three awards:
- The Emerging Women in Agriculture Leadership Award recognizes accomplishments of a high school or undergraduate student who has made an impact on agriculture.
- The Women in Agriculture Leadership Award recognizes a woman in an agribusiness or policymaking position who has actively influenced Indiana agriculture.
- The Women in Agriculture Achievement Award honors a woman directly involved in a home farm operation.
Nomination forms and guidelines are available online. Applications are due May 1.
Winners will receive their awards at the 2023 Indiana State Fair.
The 2022 Emerging Women in Agriculture Leadership Award recipient was Savannah Bordern, a Purdue University student. Katie Glick, practice group director for Ice Miller LLP, was honored with the 2022 Women in Agriculture Leadership Award, while Joelle Orem of Howard County was the 2022 Women in Agriculture Achievement Award recipient.
The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team provides educational opportunities and resources for women in the agriculture industry and coordinates the Midwest Women in Agriculture conference.