In the Field: The WALSAA 40 in 40 Impact Awards

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) is honoring individuals who have made a difference not only for WALSAA, CALS or Farm and Industry Short Course, but in farms, classrooms, laboratories, businesses and other organizations all around Wisconsin. We are pleased to profile 10 of these extraordinary individuals in this edition of Grow. The additional 30 honorees are listed below. You can learn more about them at

More WALSAA 40 in 40 Impact Award Honorees

Lou Armentano
LaVerne Ausman
Roger Biddick (deceased)
Dale Boness
Dale Bruhn
William C. Bruins
Robert Bush
Tom Crenshaw
Rick Daluge
David Dickson (deceased)
Dorothy Farrell
Steve Fronk
Keith Hawks
Liz Henry
Daphne Holterman
Gail Janssen (deceased)
Bruce Jones
John “Jack” Kaltenberg
Pete Kappelman
Robert Kauffman
Alan Koepke
Jill Makovec
Larry Meiller
Larry Satter (deceased)
Tom Schomisch
Ronald Schuler
George Shook
William F. Tracy
Gale VandeBerg
Thomas Wright