On Nov. 16, Dr. John Tummons was named the 2023 Missouri Agriculture Education Leader at the Missouri Agriculture Awards. The Missouri Agriculture Awards recognize individuals who are leaders in their respective career fields. Recipients were nominated by fellow farmers, ranchers and agriculture leaders who were inspired by their contributions to Missouri agriculture. Agriculture leaders from across Missouri were recognized by Gov. Mike Parson, Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe and Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn during the 50th Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture, held at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach, Mo., Nov. 16-17.