FARM Excellence Awards

2022 FARM Excellence Awards

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. Winners in each category will be announced at the Dairy Joint Annual Meeting in Aurora, Colorado, Oct. 24-26, 2022.

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!


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


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