Sustainability

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.

Program Overview and Nomination Guidelines

Please refer to the Program Overview and Nomination Guidelines for more information on the nomination process, selection criteria and awards process.

Program Overview and Nomination Guidelines

Nominations must be submitted via these online submission forms.



If needed, you can save responses and complete the submission at a later date.

Nomination Templates

To support you as you put together your nomination, we’ve created easy-to-use templates that you can utilize as you compile the requested information. Once you have all the information you need, you can copy the responses from the template into the online form for submission.