2020 Awards

Every year, the SD Soybean Association and SD Soybean Checkoff present three awards to influential people who positively affect agriculture in South Dakota. Below are descriptions of the awards as well as recognition of the award recipients for 2020.

The Soybean Dedicated & Distinguished Award is presented in appreciation of dedication, leadership and distinguished years of service to the soybean industry.

The Visionary Leadership Award is presented to an outstanding individual making a positive impact in South Dakota agriculture.

The Soybean Advocate of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding individual for leadership in South Dakota agriculture and the soybean industry.