UNL CropWatch Nov. 16, 2010: Crop Science Society Of America Recognizes Lyons

UNL CropWatch Nov. 16, 2010: Crop Science Society Of America Recognizes Lyons

November 16, 2010

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Drew Lyon

Drew Lyon, extension dryland cropping systems specialist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center, received two awards recently at the Crop Science Society of America’s 2010 annual meeting at Long Beach, CA.

Lyon received the Crop Science Extension Education Award, one of 10 awards presented for outstanding contributions to crop science through education, national and international service, and research.

CSSA also named Lyon as one of its 2010 CSSA Fellows. Members of the society nominate worthy colleagues based on their professional achievements and meritorious service. Only 0.3% of the society’s active and emeritus members may be elected fellow. Lyon is a regular contributor to CropWatch in the area of wheat production.

Lyon’s research and Extension responsibilities include the investigation and development of resource efficient cropping systems for dryland crops that emphasize water management, weed control, and soil conservation. Drew has served as an associate editor for Crop Science and Agronomy Journal, and has served in elected positions with the Crop Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, and the Western Society of Weed Science.

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