World Dairy Expo (WDE) will be honoring four dairy leaders at the 2013 Dinner with the Stars banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the Alliant Energy Center (AEC) in Madison.
"We are very excited to feature the accomplishments of these four individuals for their contributions to the dairy business," shared Bob Kaiser, WDE interim general manager. "These world-class dairy industry leaders were nominated and selected by their peers and it is appropriate that they be honored at World Dairy Expo, 'Center of the Dairy Universe.'"
The World Dairy Expo Recognition Award Winners include: Dairy Woman of the Year - Karyn Schauf, Indianhead Holsteins, Ltd. of Barron; Dairyman of the Year - Velmar Green, Green Meadow Farms of Elsie, MI; Dairy Industry Person of the Year - Ken Nordlund, DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine of Madison; and International Person of the Year - Pedro Hugo Testa, Reproductores S.R.L. of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dinner with the Stars includes a reception and banquet and will be held in the Exhibition Hall at the AEC. Tickets for this industry gala will be available at a later date.
The 2013 World Dairy Expo theme is "Center of the Dairy Universe" and will be held Oct. 1-5 in Madison. Visit worlddairyexpo.com
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