Sustainable Agriculture Educator of the Year

— Written By NC State Extension

Der Xiong, Extension agent in Catawba County, won the 2015 NC SARE Outstanding Sustainable Ag Educator of the Year at the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Sustainable Ag Conference. Dr. Sanjun Gu presented the award to Der, siting her efforts with the region’s Farm School, her ag service in the Hmong community, and general efforts to promote sustainable agriculture with her clients. Congratulations, Der!