Flinchbaugh Receives American Agri-Women Veritas Award
November 22, 2011
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Dr. Barry Flinchbaugh received the American Agri-Women’s highest honor, the Veritas Award, on Nov. 10 during the organization’s convention in Wichita, Kan. Flinchbaugh is a professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University.
The Veritas Award is given to individuals who have been public witness to the “pursuit of truth” in accordance with the principles expressed in the AAW statement of philosophy. Of specific interest are personalities of importance to agriculture, or responsible media coverage of agricultural issues and events.
Past Veritas recipients include Paul Harvey, Michael DeBakey, Julia Child, Dr. C. Everett Koop, and John Stossel, to name a few.