2009 Recipient - Mr. Joel Myers
B.S. 1965, M.S. 1967
Joel is recognized regionally and nationally for his accomplishments related to the promotion and implementation of no till planting systems. He is also respected widely for his deep practical and theoretical knowledge of soil conservation plan development. He was among the first in Pennsylvania to support the Certified Crop Advisors program, recognizing the need for minimum professional standards among the agricultural service community. He has served as a speaker for state, regional and national meetings. Joel has always been aware of the need to work closely with Penn State colleagues to maintain a sound science base for all the recommendations that he gives.