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awards night at Minnesota Pork Congress National Hog Farmer/Kevin Schulz

Minnesota Pork accepting nominations for 2020 Pork Industry awards

Award categories include Distinguished Service, Environmental Steward, Family of the Year, Pork Promoter of the Year and Swine Manager of the Year.

The Minnesota Pork Board is now accepting applications for its 2020 Pork Industry Award Winners. Nominations are being accepted for five award categories.

  • Distinguished Service Award: Recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond to ensure the success of pig farming and pork production in Minnesota. They may be directly involved in pork production or a member of a related industry or business.
  • Environmental Steward: Recognizes an individual who demonstrates the positive contributions the pork industry makes to the natural environment.
  • 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 levels.
  • Pork Promoter of the Year: Recognizes an individual, couple or family who has done an outstanding job promoting pork and/or pig farming on a local, regional or state level. Candidates do not need to be pork producers.
  • Swine Manager of the Year: Recognizes an employee (non-owner) who excels in the management of a swine production operation.

Nominations are due Friday, Sept. 6. For any questions regarding the nominations please contact the Minnesota Pork Board at 1-800-537-7675 or email

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