The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for an award recognizing people or organizations that work to promote agriculture in the state.
Nominations for the South Dakota Governor's Ag Ambassador Award are due April 1.
Nominees should possess strong ties to agriculture in South Dakota, leadership skills in agriculture, an emphasis on education through campaigns or programs and a focus and a focus on proactive agriculture policies and practices.
The award will be presented during the Governor's Ag Development Summit in Pierre on June 27.
The 2011 winner was Dr. Dan Gee, who had a 30-year career at South Dakota State University as a professor and coach of the livestock judging team. He later became executive director of the South Dakota Ag and Rural Leadership Program.