KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A College of Tennessee Extension specialist has been acknowledged for excellent management and impactful work in sustainability efforts throughout Tennessee. Lori Duncan, row crop sustainability specialist at UTIA, has been named Field to Market’s 2020 Trusted Adviser of the Year.
Subject to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture brings collectively a various group of energy organizations like agribusinesses, restaurant and retail corporations, conservation teams and universities to deal with defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of meals, fiber and gas manufacturing. Field to Market’s Sustainability Leadership Awards are introduced annually to leaders of their subject who pursue steady enchancment, leading to measurable outcomes and vital impression on each agriculture and the surroundings.
A famous sustainability researcher and a trusted private adviser to cotton growers throughout Tennessee, Duncan brings an built-in, multi-disciplinary skillset to develop analysis, training and outreach applications which ship sustainability insights and enhancements to farmers in Tennessee. Duncan’s analysis has been acknowledged by friends within the state and past and stakeholders throughout the broader cotton trade, as she serves as a board member of the newly shaped U.S. Cotton Belief Protocol.
To be taught extra, visit YouTube for a video highlighting Duncan’s efforts and her award.
By its land-grant mission of analysis, instructing and extension, the College of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and offers Actual. Life. Options. utia.tennessee.edu.
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