The Minnesota Pork Board is now accepting applications for the 2022 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.

2022 Distinguished Service Award Application

Environmental Steward:

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

2022 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.

2022 Family of the Year Award Application

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.

2022 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.

2022 Swine Manager of the Year Award Application


Nominations are due Friday, September 17, 2021

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