NACAA Search for Excellence Score Sheet
- Crop Production
- Livestock Production
- Farm and Ranch Financial Management
- Landscape Horticulture
- Remote Sensing and Precision Agriculture
- Young, Beginning or Small Farmers/Ranchers
- Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
- Farm Health & Safety
Interpretation and Clarification of SFE Judging Criteria
These descriptions are meant to improve the clarity of each criterion. A perfect score is 100. Judges - be particular in scoring so that the final score reflects a fair and accurate judgment. Please provide written comments on the score sheet as feedback to the member submitting the entry.
20 points - Educational Objectives, (what did you want the participants to learn or what did you want them to change?).
10 points - Program Activities, (workshops, field days, home study courses, tours, etc.)
10 points -Teaching Methods, (how was the information disseminated (workshops, field days, home study materials, hands on learning, etc )
20 points - Results, (number of participants, collaborations that resulted from the program, number of people who have changed production practices, acres converted to preferred crop, tillage method, etc.)
20 points - Impact Statement (knowledge gained, monetary gain, positive environmental results, attitude change,
20 points - Evaluation - method (how did you measure the impact? Surveys, testimonials, statistical results, etc ) and what did you learn that will help you conduct more effective programs in the future?