The Minnesota Pork Board is now accepting applications for the 2018  Pork Industry Award Winners.

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.

2018 Distinguished Service Award Application

Environmental Steward:

Recognizes an individual who demonstrates the positive contributions the pork industry makes to the natural environment.

2018 Environmental Steward Award Application

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.

2018 Family of the Year Award Applications

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.

2018 Pork Promoter of the Year Award Application

Swine Manager of the Year:

Recognizes an employee (non-owner) who excels in the management of a swine production operation.

2018 Swine Manager of the Year Award Application


Nominations are due October 9, 2017

For any questions regarding the nominations please contact the Minnesota Pork Board at 1-800-537-7675 or email