The nomination deadline for the Jersey Canada Individual Awards is 1 month away! These awards, presented at the 2020 Jersey Canada AGM, recognize outstanding contributions to the Jersey Breed from outstanding people. More information about the awards is below, and nomination forms can be found on our website at: https://jerseycanada.com/awards
Nominations close January 17th, 2020
YOUTH OF DISTINCTION
This award is presented at the Jersey Canada AGM to youth aged 18 to 25 years of age who are involved with the Jersey breed in Canada. Eligible aged candidates with strong leadership and involvement in agriculture, the community, and the Jersey breed are encouraged to apply.
HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER
This award recognizes long-term leadership contribution to the Jersey breed. Nominations must be accompanied by a résumé outlining the nominee’s Jersey involvement through the years.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Periodically the association will present a Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes a unique long-term commitment to the betterment of the Jersey cow in the areas of leadership, promotion, genetic improvement, and marketing – and is open to any member of the Jersey fraternity. This is the highest honour given by Jersey Canada and is therefore given when deemed appropriate.
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
A Certificate of Appreciation is awarded periodically to people within the agricultural industry who render a particular service above and beyond the call of duty to the goals and the objectives of the Association. Recipients have often been employees of industry partner companies.
JERSEY YOUNG ACHIEVERS
This award recognizes the accomplishments of Jersey breeders under the age of 40. The application must be accompanied by a résumé of accomplishments with Jerseys, the community and family.