Encourages and recognizes outstanding contributions which advance agricultural and biological safety and health. These contributions shall have been either in the form of notable performance, product innovation, program innovation, research, design education promotion, published literature and/or special actions which have served to advance agricultural and biological safety and health.

The award is sponsored by SMV Technologies Inc., Odessa, FL.

The award shall consist of a glass recognition item, and a cash prize of $750.

Eligibility: Recipient must be a current ASABE member.

Submission Deadline: October 31

Nomination Instructions: Please view this document in order to find the materials required for a nomination on this website. All award nomination materials are to be submitted on the Major Awards Nominations website by October 31st. Each nominee will be considered by the award committee for two additional award years if not selected the first year of consideration for a total of three years.

award committee bylaws



18, Freeman


2023 Recipient
Steven A. Freeman

Past Recipients



To nominate an ASABE Member for this award, visit the ASABE Awards nominations website, linked below. Deadline for submitting materials is October 31 annually. 

Nomination website
Nomination Instructions