Open Nominations for the 2024 Borlaug CAST Communication Award

CAST announces that the nomination process for the 2024 Borlaug CAST Communication Award (BCCA) is now open! The annual award celebrates professionals in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors who have significantly contributed to advancing science in the public policy domain.

Who Can Be Nominated?

Nominees should be individuals who excel in promoting agriculture through various channels such as research, teaching, extension, or mass communication. They must have demonstrated exceptional skills in conveying scientific knowledge to the public, policymakers, and media through written works, public speeches, television, radio, or other social media platforms. Nominees must be recognized by their peers for their significant professional contributions.

Application Requirements

To nominate an individual, visit the nomination page or click the button below to download the 2024 nomination packet and for more information.

A complete nomination includes:


The deadline for nominations is midnight on February 12, 2024.

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