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Zeltmann receives NOAA award

Gerard ‘Rod’ Zeltmann

Via eCALSconnect:

Gerard ‘Rod’ Zeltmann, field assistant at the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center (LIHREC) received the John Campanius Holm Award by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The award honors cooperative observers for outstanding accomplishments in the field of meteorological observations. From hundreds of nominations each year, no more than 25 of these awards are presented annually to the volunteer observers. Rod, who lives on the LIHREC property, has faithfully collected weather data every day for the past 30 years in Riverhead, N.Y. The award was presented at LIHREC’s annual Plant Science Day, which was attended by more than 130 growers, politician and members of industry.

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