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World Dairy Expo is Seeking Nominations for Recognition Awards
January 15, 2015

MADISON, WIS. –Nominate leaders in the dairy industry for the 2015 World Dairy Expo Recognition Award program.
Exhibitors, producers, organizations and academic staff are encouraged to nominate people that should be considered for one of the four award categories. Applications are now available and will be accepted through February 15, 2015.

Recognition Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Dairy Woman and Dairyman of the Year will be presented to individuals who are active dairy producers and whose primary source of income is derived from their dairy operation. Her/his farming operation needs to demonstrate and excel in the breeding of quality animals and efficient production. Progressive management practices, along with involvement in community, government activities, breed organizations and other aspects of the dairy industry will be considered.

Industry Person of the Year recognizes an individual for excellence in research, development, education, marketing or other fields that are part of the dairy industry.

International Person of the Year will be honored for significantly contributing to international relations, business development, trade and cooperation in the dairy industry.

The 2015 World Dairy Expo Recognition Award winners will be honored at the Dinner with the Stars banquet during Expo onWednesday, September 30, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.

Lists of previous winners and official World Dairy Expo Recognition Award applications are available on the Expo website.  Applications may also be requested directly from World Dairy Expo at 608-224-6455 or via email at


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