Producer of the year Nomination Form

Call for Nominations:

Indiana Dairy Producer of theYear

and

Indiana Young Dairy Producer of the Year

 

Againin 2017,IndianaDairyProducers will beawardingtheIndianaDairyProduceroftheYearandtheIndianaYoungDairyProduceroftheYear Awards.  Theseawards aretorecognizeoutstandingaccomplishment,professionalism,andleadershipamongIndiana’s dairyproducers.Award recipients will be announced at the IDP annual meeting at the 2017 Indiana Dairy Forum at the historic French Lick Springs Hotel 8670 IN-56 in French Lick, IN on February 2, 2017.

TheIndianaDairyProduceroftheYearis awardedtoadairyproducerwhohas portrayedthedairyindustryin apositivelightandhas beensuccessfulinthedairyindustryoveraperiodoftime.  Pastrecipients wereFredBeer(2007), TomNeuenschwander(2008),DougLeman(2009), DaveForgey(2010),BrianRexing(2011),LeontienVandeLaar(2012),DerekHerrema(2013), Michael and Jan Heckaman (2014), and Henk and Linda Sevenhuysen (2015) Orville Haney (2016).

TheIndianaYoungDairyProduceroftheYearisawardedtoadairyproducer,35years ofageoryounger,whois activelyinvolvedin asuccessfuldairyfarmandshowspromiseas aleadingdairyproducerforthisindustry’s brightfuturein Indiana.  Pastrecipients wereLukas Hively(2007), JoeandAmyKelsay(2008),MaxandCarrieJoBollenbacher(2009),NathanandSarahKuehnert(2010)KerryandChristianaEstes (2011),KellyMacKennon(2012),BrianHouin(2013), Lance Sommers (2014), and Luke and Kim Minich (2015) David and Kathy Ring (2016).

IDPis seekingnominationsfortheDairyProduceroftheYearandYoungDairyProduceroftheYearawards.  Nominationforms areincludedwiththis announcement.NominationsmaybesubmittedtoDr.MikeSchutz,PurdueUniversityCES,615 West State Street #104,WestLafayette, IN47907, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Nominators can self-nominateorsubmitanominationforaworthyfellowdairyfarmer.Dairyindustryrepresentativesarealsoencouragedtosubmitnominations.Membershipin IDPisnotrequiredto submitnominationsfortheseawards.NominationsareduebyDecember 31, 2016toDr.MikeSchutz.Winners willbeselectedbyacademicandindustryadvisers ofIndianaDairyProducers,basedonnominations submitted.

 

 

 

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