Lummis presented with 2016 Excellence in Soils Stewardship award

In recognition of her support and advocacy for soils and leadership of the Congressional Soils Caucus, Congressman Cynthia Lummis was presented with the 2016 Excellence in Soil Stewardship Award by the Soil Science Society of America. The award recognizes policy makers whose exemplary leadership has strengthened the U.S. agricultural enterprise and the natural resources that support it. SSSA President, Harold Van Es, presented the award to Lummis, “Rep. Lummis is a champion of sustainable land management, and her leadership to the Congressional Soil Caucus has significantly raised the profile of this critical national resource in Washington.” Read the full release here.

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Kansas State student, Michelle Scarpace, KS-CCA, Mandy Fox, Science Policy Manager, Bethany Johns, SSSA President Harold van Es, Rep. Cynthia Lummis, NY-CCA, Sally Flis, Senior Legislative Assistant for Rep. Lummis, Jimmy Ward, Cornell student, Hannah Swegarden and Rutgers student, Mara Sanders.