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Adult Awards - Application Information

National Dairy Shrine has established these awards for past and present leaders of the dairy industry:

More information will be available shortly.

Application Deadline: March 15.

Guest of Honor
National Dairy Shrine recognizes at least one contemporary dairy leader each year for outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the dairy industry, and is accorded the title,"Guest of Honor". Portraits of honorees are displayed in the National Dairy Hall of Fame at the National Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Download a Guest of Honor nomination form.

 

Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder Award
This award is presented to an active, progressive dairy producer who excels in the management of a dairy breeding herd based on sound business and genetic principles. Family groups, such as husband-wife, father-son or brother-sister, are eligible for joint nomination. Portraits of honorees are on exhibit in the National Dairy Hall of Fame at the National Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Download a Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder nomination form.

 

Pioneer Award
National Dairy Shrine recognizes several dairy leaders as pioneers of the industry each year. Portraits of honorees are on exhibit in the National Dairy Hall of Fame at the National Dairy Shrine Museum in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Download a Pioneer Award nomination form.

 

Progressive Dairy Manager Award
Cash grants ($2,000 each) are presented for educational travel to outstanding young dairy managers (21 to 50 years of age) to improve their dairy businesses.

Download a Progressive Dairy Manager Grant nomination form.

 

NDS Graduate Production Award
One cash award ($2,500) is presented for the purchase of dairy cattle for an outstanding young dairymen (2 to 9 years after graduation from a two year or four year college program).

Download a NDS Graduate Production Award form.

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