Industry Awards

TPPA Leadership and Recognition Awards
Due April 15, 2017
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Texas Heritage Pig Production Award
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Outstanding Volunteer Award
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PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Awarded to a Producer who has shown outstanding recent achievements in production and/or leadership. Any age is eligible. Selected by the TPPA Awards Committee and presented at the awards program. (Annual) View Past Honorees

 

INDUSTRY SERVICE AWARD
Awarded to non-producers who make a significant contribution to the Texas pork industry and/or TPPA. Eligible individuals include the media, education, marketing, service industries, government, etc. Any age is eligible. Selected by the TPPA Awards Committee and presented at the annual awards program. (Maximum of three Industry Service Awards per year)   View Past Honorees

 

TEXAS HERITAGE PIG PRODUCTION – View and Download Application
An honor recognizing families who have been involved in continuous pig production for 50 years or more. The requirements are as follows: (1) Pigs must have been owned and produced by family members for two or more generations for at least 50 years; (2) The line of ownership from the first family member producing pigs to the current owner(s) may be through marriage, children, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins. Adopted children will be recognized equally with biological children. Lines of ownership and dates must be clearly stated in application; (3) Any operation that has been sold or is in the process of being sold or leased to a non-relative is ineligible. Those who qualify will be presented with a certificate at the annuals awards program.  View Past Honorees

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
Awarded to a person who has demonstrated innovative/ superior swine management and/or provide uncommon assistance to the industry for many years. Any age is eligible. Selected by the TPPA Awards Committee and presented at the awards program. (Annual)   View Past Honorees

 

TEXAS PORK HALL OF HONOR
A distinct honor recognizing lifetime achievements and significant contributions and leadership to the pork industry. Eligible age: any age, living or deceased. Selected by the TPPA Awards Committee and presented at the awards program.  View Past Honorees

 

ORDER OF THE GOLDEN PIG
Awarded to an individual who has made a significant long-term contribution to the Texas pork industry and/or TPPA. Eligible individuals include those media, education, marketing, service industries, government, etc. Any age is eligible. Selected by the TPPA Awards Committee and presented at the awards program.  View Past Honorees

 

JIM MCMANIGAL – CHUCK REAL OUTSTANDING 4-H/FFA SWINE VOLUNTEER AWARD – View and Download Application
Awarded to a 4-H/FFA Volunteer who has shown excellent involvement and contributions to the 4-H/FFA swine program on the local level. Nominated by TPPA members and selected by Awards Committee. (Annual)