SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Pork Producers Association is seeking award nominations for the upcoming Illinois Pork Expo 2020. Awards are presented in the following areas: Family of the Year, Distinguished Service and Animal Caregiver.
Family of the Year
The award for Family of the Year honors a pork producing family who has contributed to the long-term success of the industry through leadership and pork promotion on the local and state level.
For a list of previous IPPA Family of the Year award recipients, click here.
The award for Distinguished Service recognizes an individual who has contributed to the long-term success of the pork industry in Illinois. This individual may be directly involved in pork production or a member of a related industry/business
Brand new this year! This recognition has been created to honor those who exhibit outstanding work ethic in the barn and exceptional care to their animals. This individual may be a barn/production manager, farrowing specialist and more. Boehringer Ingelheim is the official sponsor of this award.
Please submit nominations for the three awards by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 25 with a brief description.
— Illinois Pork Producers Association
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