FARM Excellence Awards

Nominations Now Open!

The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program Excellence Awards are back for the second year. The program recognizes farms and FARM evaluators who demonstrate excellence in their engagement with the FARM Program.

Award categories include Animal Care & Antibiotic Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship, Workforce Development and FARM Evaluator. Nominations are open from July 1-Aug. 8, 2022. Farms or evaluators can be nominated by fellow dairy farmers; members of their communities; extension, cooperative or processor staff; veterinarians; themselves or others.

Winners in each category will receive a hotel room and travel for two individuals to attend the Dairy Joint Annual Meeting in Aurora, Colorado, Oct. 24-26, 2022.

Nomination Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Each category winner receives tickets for two individuals to attend the Dairy Join Annual Meeting in Aurora, Colorado October 24 – 26. This includes cost of travel and hotel rooms. Winners will be announced during the meeting.

Anyone! Farms or evaluators can be nominated by fellow dairy farmers, members of their communities, extension staff, cooperative or processor staff, veterinarians, themselves or others!

Farms

All facilities who have a current FARM evaluation in the category area and no overdue animal care corrective action plans.

Evaluators

All FARM animal care, environmental stewardship and workforce development evaluators who are certified as of July 31, 2022.

2021 FARM Excellence Award Winners

Tim Boeck

Canon Dairy

Willow Behrer Farms

Borst Dairy LLC
View 2021 Winner Bios