World Dairy Expo To Recognize Industry Leaders

March 9, 2012 03:59 AM

Source: World Dairy Expo

The dairy industry gathers from around the world each fall in Madison, Wisconsin to share the very best show cattle, genetics, equipment, research and services. “Only the best come to World Dairy Expo. So, it is only fitting to honor four individuals for their outstanding contributions to the dairy business,” remarks Mark Clarke, WDE General Manager. “We are privileged to highlight the accomplishments of these special dairy industry leaders who were nominated and selected by their peers.”
World Dairy Expo’s 2012 Recognition Award Winners include: Dairyman of the Year-John Fiscalini, Fiscalini Farms, Modesto, California; Dairy Woman of the Year-Mary Shank Creek, Palmyra Farm, Hagerstown, Maryland; Dairy Industry Person of the Year-Dr. Sheila McGuirk, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin; and International Person of the Year-Dr. Abelardo Martinez, Editor and Publisher of Hoard’s Dairyman en Español, Tlalnepantla, Mexico.
The recipients will be honored during World Dairy Expo at a formal “Dinner with the Stars” banquet, held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. Tickets will be available at a later date for people who wish to attend the award banquet.
World Dairy Expo is recognized as the largest dairy-focused event in the world. Dairy Producers from around the globe are invited to attend the event that includes elite dairy cattle shows, Expo Seminars, Virtual Farm Tours, youth competition, contests and over 800 exhibiting trade show companies featuring the latest products, research and services. The 2012 World Dairy Expo theme is “Market Fresh” and the event will be held October 2-6 in Madison, Wis. Visit or call (608)224-6455 for further details.

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