Dairy Awards

The 2020 Pennsylvania Dairy Awards are now open for nominations! Nominations are due by November 15, 2020.

The Center for Dairy Excellence, Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association and Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania are accepting nominations for an industry awards program showcasing leadership, stewardship and excellence in Pennsylvania’s dairy industry.  Three industry awards are offered annually, with winners being recognized at the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit and throughout the industry.

The three award categories include:

  1. Pennsylvania Distinguished Dairy Producer Award
  2. Pennsylvania Dairy Service Award
  3. Pennsylvania Dairy Innovator Award

Applications will be kept for consideration for three years following the year of submission. Nominators will have the opportunity to update the nomination application annually. 

Complete the electronic nomination form below, or download a nomination form to print

For more information or to email your nomination form, please contact Heidi Zimmerman or call the Center at 717-346-0849.

To see 2019 Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Award winners, click here.

Dairy Industry Award Nominations

  • Nominee's Information
  • Included with this nomination form are one letter of support with contact information from dairy industry professional who can verify and validate the information submitted. (Letters of support can be from peers, industry or other entities familiar with the nominee’s qualifications for the designated award.
  • Nominator's Information
  • * Those nominated for a Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Award will be contacted by mail to receive notice of their nomination and be asked to provide more information regarding their background and accomplishments for the review committee to consider in making a final selection. The letter to nominees will be sent out in late November and will be due by December 15 to be considered.
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