Bob Sutter, Dell Cotton and Marianne Catalano were recently recognized for their contributions to the peanut industry in the Virginia-Carolina Region.
They received the Corteva Excellence in Education Award presented by the American Peanut Research and Education Society.
Sutter is retiring as CEO of the North Carolina Peanut Growers Association at the end of July.
Cotton is executive secretary of the Virginia Peanut Growers Association. And Catalano is executive director of the Virginia association.
The educational award recognizes an individual or team for career performance or for an outstanding current educational achievement of significant benefit to the peanut industry.