Awards and Honors:
- Excellence in Extension and Outreach. Rural Sociological Society. August, 2014.
- Meritorius Service Award, National Farmers Union. March, 2012.
- Food and Society Policy Fellowship, administered by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and the Thomas Jefferson Institute, and funded by the Kellogg Foundation. 2003-2005.
- 2001 Cooperative Service Award, National Farmers Union, March, 2002.
- Family Farm Leadership Award, Missouri Farmers Union. January, 2001.