World Dairy Expo is pleased to announce the return of Expo Recognition Awards and the four honorees selected this year. These individuals were nominated by their peers for their involvement and excellence in the dairy industry and their community.
The 2017 honorees are as follows:
Dairy Woman of the Year
Marilyn Hershey, Ar-Joy Farm, Cochranville, Pa.
Dairyman of the Year
Charles Ahlem, Charles Ahlem Ranch, Turlock, Calif.
Industry Person of the Year
Ben Brancel, Endeavor, Wis., Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
International Person of the Year
Derrick Frigot, Owner of JISEX International, Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom