U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards

2019 nomination period

Sustainability Awards Nominations Open 

Help us recognize deserving dairy farms, businesses and community efforts that advance resourceful leadership and demonstrate sustainable practices. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards Program in four categories:

  • Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability
  • Outstanding Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Outstanding Dairy Processing & Manufacturing Sustainability
  • Outstanding Community Impact

All nominations must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. CST on Friday, January 25, 2019, and winners will be announced during a special ceremony at the Dairy Sustainability Forum in Chicago, IL, May 8-9, 2019.

Nominations will be judged on measurable results; approach and innovative use of resources; communication of learnings; and the potential for adoption by other farms/businesses. For inspiration, take a look at the stories from past winners.


Our generous sponsors help make it possible for us to continue recognizing those who go above and beyond to improve their communities, the environment and their bottom line.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards, please contact Karen Scanlon ( or Stan Erwine (

Past winners

Previous winners’ stories highlight actionable opportunities businesses can take to become more sustainable and add business value.

Winners Group Shot Thumb