Expo Recognition Awards will be presented in the following categories:
Dairyman and Dairy Woman of the Year: These two awards, the Dairyman of the Year and the Dairy Woman of the Year, are presented to active dairy producers whose primary source of income is derived from their dairy farm. The producers selected to receive these honors excel in efficient production and the breeding of quality dairy animals while incorporating progressive management practices. Award recipients’ community, government, marketing and World Dairy Expo involvement will also be considered.
International Person of the Year: Living primarily outside of the United States, the individual who receives this award will be recognized for their contribution to improving international relations or the development of the dairy industry internationally.
The nomination form, along with lists of past winners, is available at worlddairyexpo.com or by contacting the Expo office at 608-224-6455 or [email protected]. The four individuals selected to receive the awards will be recognized at Dinner with the Stars on Wednesday, October 2 during World Dairy Expo 2019 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.
Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. Crowds of more than 65,000 people, from nearly 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis. for the 53rd annual event, October 1-5, 2019, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or YouTube for more information.