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USDA, APLU & Cooperative Extension Award Top Honor to Purdue Extension Enologist

Recognizing visionary leadership and diversity in educational programming, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and Cooperative Extension announced the 2022 Top Honors in Extension Excellence and Diversity. USDA-NIFA, APLU, and Cooperative Extension have sponsored the awards since 1991. 

Christian Butzke, Purdue Extension Enologist, Purdue Food Science professor and Purdue Agriculture Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow was named a recipient of the 2022 APLU North Central Region Excellence in Extension Award. Butzke was recognized for his exceptional national Extension leadership serving the wine industry. 

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