Receiving Technology Transfer Award from USDA-ARS Administrator Ed Knipling (L)
2002 Progressive Farmer Magazine "Leader of the Year in Service to Mississippi Agriculture" (see writeup)
2004 Delta Council "Researcher of the Year"
2004 Plow Award, USDA Secretary's Highest Honor Award, for "Enhancing Economic Opportunities fo Agricultural Producers" (See Delta Farm Press writeup)
2005 Mississippi Soybean Association Distinguished Service Award
2006 Farm Press Researchers Hall of Fame, for “Developing the Early Soybean Production System and bringing soybeans back from the brink of extinction in the south” (See January 6, 2006 Delta Farm Press)
2006 Miss. Farm Bureau Federation Tribute to Service Award
Receiving Plow Award from Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman