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John Mumford (BS '74) named 1 of 8 Distinguished Ag Alumni in 2011
​By Steve YaninekDepartment of Entomology
Western Bean Cutworm

Congratulations to John Mumford (BS '74) who will be recognized as one of eight Distinguished Ag Alumni in 2011. The other awardees are:


Dr. Michael Beach
Associate Director for Healthy Water
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic
 Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chamblee, GA
PhD '87, Biochemistry

Mr. Gary Chenoweth
Vice President of Food Processor Sales
Bunge Oils
St. Louis, MO
BS '74, Food Science

Mr. W. Douglas Griffin
Vice President of Marketing
AGCO Corporation
Duluth, GA
BS '90, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Mr. Vernon R. Hawkins
Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Greensboro, NC            
BS '85, Agronomy

Dr. Paavo Makinen
Acting Head of Representation
European Commission
Helsinki, Finland
MS '85, Agricultural Economics

Dr. John D. Mumford
Imperial College of London
Ascot Berkshire, United Kingdom
BS '74, Entomology

Dr. Angela L. Siemens
Vice President of Technical Services
Cargill Animal Protein
Wichita, Kansas
BS '83, Animal Sciences

Dr. Fujiang Wen
University President
Shandong Agriculture University
Shandong, China
PhD '90, Botany and Plant Pathology


The award ceremony is scheduled for April 1st, 2011 so mark you calendars. Details will follow.