Nominations are open for the 2022 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards. Producers, organizations, academic staff and others involved in the dairy industry are encouraged to nominate individuals for their outstanding work and dedication to the dairy industry. The 2022 nomination form and all supporting materials must be submitted by February 11, 2022 and can be found here along with complete nomination guidelines.
2022 Expo Recognition Awards will be presented in the following categories:
Dairy Producer(s) of the Year: Presented to a dairy producer whose primary source of income is derived from his or her dairy farm. This producer excels in efficient production and the breeding of quality dairy animals while incorporating progressive management practices. Award recipient’s community, government, marketing and World Dairy Expo involvement will also be considered.
Industry Person of the Year: This award is presented in recognition of an individual’s excellence in research, development, education, marketing, manufacturing or other fields, which are a part of an industry or institution that provides goods or services to the dairy industry. A resident of the United States, this award recipient may be an active dairy producer whose primary achievements are industry focused.
International Person of the Year: Living primarily outside of the United States, the individual who receives this award will be recognized for his or her contribution to international research, development, education, marketing, manufacturing or other fields, which are a part of an industry or institution that provides goods or services to the international dairy industry.
For questions, please contact Cassi Miller at [email protected] or (608) 224-6455.