Kaufmann, Martin - 1987 Hall of Fame Inductee

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Martin Kaufmann had earned the respect of the agricultural community through his achievements in plant breeding over the past 28 years. From 1972 to 1984 he provided scientific and administrative leadership to the cereal breeding, pathology and forage section of the Lacombe Research Station. He was instrumental in developing new varieties of wheat, oats and barley suited to Alberta and eastern Saskatchewan. He served as chairman of the stock seed distribution committee of the Alberta Seed Growers Association for 13 years and was an honorary life member of the Canadian Seed Growers Association. In 1986, Dr. Kaufmann was the recipient of the distinguished agrologist award given annually by the Alberta Institute of Agrologists.

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