Picture of  Al Slinkard

Al Slinkard Emeritus Professor


Plant Sciences
Crop Development Centre

Awards and Medals

  • Honorary Member to the Order of Canada, November 2020.
  • Pulse Legacy Award by SK Pulse Growers, August 2013
  • Inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2000
  • Outstanding Service Award, Canadian Seed Trade Association, 1997
  • Honorary Life Member by Canadian Seed Growers Association, February 1992
  • American Society of Agronomy Fellowship, November 1991.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship, February 1991
  • Distinguished Agrologist by Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, May 1990.
  • The 1990 Golden Wheel Award of Excellence in Science and Technology by The Rotary Clubs of Saskatoon, February 1990.
  • Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding Fellowship, November 1989.
  • Pioneer Plant Breeding Award by Elliott Plant Breeding, August 1989.
  • Western Cooperative Fertilizers Ltd. Agronomy Merit Award, February 1988.
  • Agricultural Institute of Canada Fellowship, August 1987.
  • Canadian Society of Agronomy Outstanding Research Award, June 1985.
  • Honorary Life Membership in the Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Growers Association, January 1983.