You have until January 15th to nominate a great Jersey breeder or breed backer for recognition at this year’s American Jersey Cattle Association Annual Meeting. Four awards are presented at the confab, held this year in Sioux Falls, SD. The awards include:
Master Breeder: Bestowed annually to a member who has bred outstanding animals for many years making a notable contribution to the advancement of the breed.
Distinguished Service: Bestowed upon members who have rendered outstanding and unselfish service for many years making a notable contribution to the advancement of the breed.
Meritorious Service: Bestowed upon an individual who has made a notable contribution to the advancement of the breed through research, education, development, marketing, or other significant activities of the allied dairy industry.
Young Jersey Breeder: Bestwoed upon members age 28-40 who merit recognition based upon expertise in dairy farming and Jersey breeding, participation in Association programs, and leadership in Jersey and other dairy and agriculture organizations.
Nomination forms and supporting materials must be submitted by January 15th.