Extension Awards


Dr. Ann Blount

  • 4-H Agents for Excellence in Teamwork, Ag Adventures Program, 2009

Dr. Joe Funderburk

  • Best Design Team, University of Florida/IFAS, 2002

Dr. Gary Knox

  • Outstanding Educator, North Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association, 2005 (presented to one individual each year)
  • Commerical Horticulture Extension Programming Award, American Society for Horticultural Sciences, 2005, Co-recipient with Dr. Melvin Garber (UGA) for the Georgia-Florida Green Industry Update annual series of Extension Programs
  • Sustainable Florida Award, 1997, (Finalist and Overall Winner; Presented by the Governor's Council for Sustainable Florida) for Environmental Landscape Management. Presented to Gary Knox on behalf of his Extension Team and the Environmental Landscape Management program they developed and fostered.
  • Outstanding Extension Specialist Award, Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents, 1997

Dr. Cliff Lamb

  • USDA SARE/NACAA Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture Award (Team Award) - National Association of County Agricultural Agents (2011)
  • Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture Award (Team Award) - Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents (2011)
  • Midwest Section Outstanding Young Extension Specialist Award, American Society of Animal Science, 2007
  • Outstanding Service Award, Minnesota Cattlemen's Association, 2006
  • Outstanding Service Award, Minnesota Junior Angus Association, 2004

Dr. James Marois

  • Quality of Communication Award, American Agricultural Economics Association, 1992
  • Outstanding Poster Award Division A4 - Extension Education, American Society of Agronomy, 2005
  • UF IFAS Gold Image Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2005

Dr. Patrick Minogue

  • IFAS Image Award: Bronze, "Congongrass, making it a priority to control"., 2008

Dr. Russ Mizell

  • Best Extension Design Team in IFAS for accomplishments of the Ornamental Horticulture Design Team, 2001
  • Silver Image Award, IFAS Media Services, 2006, for development of outstanding educational media: the book "Insect Galls of Florida" (with A. Hodges and E. Buss)

Dr. Jeff Norcini

  • Interdisciplinary Extension Team Award, "Integrated Crop Management of Commercial Ornamental Plants", UF/IFAS, 2001

Dr. Holly Ober

  • 4-H Agents for Excellence in Teamwork, Ag Adventures Program, 2009

Dr. Steve Olson

  • Extension Specialist of the year, Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2009
  • FACAA Outstanding Specialist, Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2009
  • 4-H Agents for Excellence in Teamwork, Ag Adventures Program, 2009
  • Extension Educator Award, American Society of Horticultural Sciences, 2006
  • Extension Educator of the Year Award, The American Society of Horticultural Sciences, 2006

Dr. David Wright

  • Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year, 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans, 2010
  • 4-H Agents for Excellence in Teamwork, Ag Adventures Program, 2009
  • Career-Professional Award in Technology Transfer, Southern Branch American Society of Agronomy, 1999
  • Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission, 1996 (appointed by Georgia Secretary of Agriculture)
  • Outstanding Specialist of the Year, Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents, 1994
  • Excellence in Extension Award, National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG), in recognition of outstanding service to the wheat industry, 1991