Nominees Sought for Ralph Keeling Leadership Award


Nominees Sought for Ralph Keeling Leadership Award

The Iowa State Dairy Association (ISDA) is now accepting nominations for the Ralph Keeling Leadership Award. Each year an outstanding member of Iowa's dairy industry is presented this prestigious award.

Nominations are open to producers, educators or industry persons in the dairy field who have significantly contributed to the progress of Iowa's dairy industry. Nomination forms are available for downloading on the ISDA Web site, www.iowadairy.org, in the “Quick Links” section or by contacting Sue Ann Claudon, ISDA Assistant Director, at (515) 971-3620 or sueannc@iowadairy.org. Nominations are due Thursday, May 1, 2014. For a list of past winners, visit the ISDA Web site.

The Ralph Keeling Leadership Award is given in honor of the late Ralph Keeling. Keeling operated a successful dairy farm and business, devoting much of his time and talents to help the progress of Iowa's dairy industry. Since 1967, this award has been presented annually to outstanding individuals in various fields of the State’s dairy industry.

Presentation of the award will take place during the Dairy Iowa annual meeting, scheduled for Monday, June 9, 2014, in Independence, Iowa.

The Ralph Keeling Leadership Award is sponsored by the Iowa State Dairy Association.

The Iowa State Dairy Association is a non-profit organization directed by the dairy producers and dairy industries of Iowa.

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3.26.2014