Carolyn Wingate, the 2024 Regenerative Woman of the Year and Marcus Richardson, the 2024 Young Producer of the Year at Soil Health U, accepted their awards Jan. 17 in Salina, Kansas from High Plains Journal Publisher Zac Stuckey. (Journal photo by Kylene Scott.)


The High Plains Journal accepted submissions for two finalists to be announced at Soil Health U 2024 in Salina, Kansas. These awards celebrate a Young Producer and a Woman who has made valuable contributions to soil health and regenerative agriculture. The winners exemplify a commitment to continuous improvement in soil health and related factors. 

Each winner was given two free registrations to attend Soil Health U 2024, a subscription to High Plains Journal, recognition during the event and on social platforms, and an article in High Plains Journal.  

For more information about Soil Health U contact Jen Hoeferlin