* Dayne Barron has been appointed district manager of the Bureau of Land Management's office in Medford, Ore. Barron is currently the field manager for the BLM's Eagle Lake Field Office in Susanville, Calif.
* Boris B. Aust has been appointed the chief financial officer of Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc. Aust is responsible for providing leadership to the finance department and will establish long-term financial goals, strategies, plans and policies for the Lowell, Ore., company.
* Richard L. "Dick" Knowlton has been added to the Meat Industry Hall of Fame. He began his career at Hormel Foods in 1956 as a merchandising manager and eventually became president and chief operating officer in 1979 and chairman in 1981.
* Karen L. Launchbaugh, of the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Research/Academia at the Society for Range Management's 63rd Annual Meeting in Denver. The Outstanding Achievement Award is presented by the Society for Range Management for outstanding achievement to individuals and groups working with rangelands.
* The Clackamas County (Ore.) Farm Bureau gave $2,000 scholarships to Brian Iverson, of Woodburn; DelRae Ferguson, of Happy Valley; Alexander Summers, of Oregon City; Gerald Hosler, of Oregon City; Joshua Yoder, of Hubbard; Emily Cook, of Clackamas; and Chelsea Imdieke, of Molalla. A $1,000 scholarship was given to Jessica Parries, of Eagle Creek.
* The McGregor Company has awarded five Washington state high school seniors the $1,000 Standing Tall for Northwest Agriculture Scholarship. The recipients were Kirsten Stubbs, of LaCrosse; Shane Strohmaier, of Lind; Jennifer Walter, of Odessa; Trevor Johnson, of Colfax; and Richard Kulm, of Lind.