The 2014 Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence, named in honor of the late Jay B. Dillingham, will be awarded to Barry Flinchbaugh, Professor Emeritus at Kansas State University, Bill Jackson, general manager, AGRIServices of Brunswick, and Jere White, recently retired as CEO of the Kansas Corn Commission.
• Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh
has been a leading voice in the development of U.S. agricultural policy.
service on numerous national task forces, boards of directors, and advisory groups has allowed him to provide leadership on domestic food and agriculture policy.
This has included authoring ag policy textbooks, as well as advising many national policy makers, including U.S.
Presidents', on agriculture.