Producer of the Year

Minnesota’s Producer of the Year is recognized during our annual Producer of the Year Luncheon and represent all of Minnesota’s dairy producers by having leadership roles in the dairy industry, making a commitment to future generations and being active in their local community.

Legislator of the Year

Each year Minnesota Milk recognizes one legislator that demonstrates support to dairy farmers by their actions at the State Capitol.

Bruce Cottington Award

The Bruce Cottington Award is given out on select years to individuals that have gone above and beyond the call of duty fostering the goals and ideals of Minnesota Milk through their own personal efforts.


Minnesota Milk Producers Association will be awarding post-secondary scholarships to students continuing their education within the dairy industry as well as awarding funds to dairy leaders growing their leadership skills within the Minnesota Agricultural and Rural Leadership program.