Professor Egil Øyjord received many honorary awards:
– 1972: “The Green Revolution Medal” from the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 1970, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.
– 1994: At the celebration of the Ninth International IAMFE Conference and Exhibition on Mechanization of Field Experiments (IAMFE/CHINA ’94), the Chinese Vice-Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Liu Cheng Guo, presented a plaque to Professor Egil Øyjord with the following text: “Your outstanding contribution has brought the good name of ‘Øyjord’ to all over the world and most gratefully to China”. The Organizing Committee of IAMFE/China ’94 stood behind these words.
-1994: Appointed Honorary Professor at Beijing Agricultural University. In 2013, the same honor was given from Qingdao Agricultural University, Shandong Province.
-1998: Appointment as Prof. Dr. with a Mendel Medal from the Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, Czech Republic.
-2003: “The Kings Medal in Gold” from Norway.
-2004: Appointed Doctor of Honor (Dr.h.c.) at St. Petersburg State Agrarian University.
-2014: “The Lifetime Outstanding IAMFE Award” from China.