Outstanding Pork Service Award Hall of Fame Checkoff and Voluntary Checkoff

Outstanding Pork Service Award
Hall of Fame Checkoff

The Checkoff Hall of Fame Award recognizes exceptional work by an individual who has advocated and supported the fundamental efforts of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association through the pork checkoff program. The service award winner encourages profitability and sustainability of Nebraska’s Pork Industry and serves as a positive voice and leader within the industry.

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Reynold Vering, Howells  2015
Elwyn Fitzke, Glenvil  2014
Jim Ensz, Beatrice  2013
Posthumously: George Baumert, Howells (NPPA Board Proclamation)  2013
Gerald Schmidt, Plymouth  2012
Zimmerman Hog Farms, Beatrice  2011
Bill Luckey, Columbus  2010
Dave Hansen, Hartington  2009
Alden Zuhlke, Brunswick  2008
Joy Philippi, Bruning  2007

Outstanding Pork Service Award
Hall of Fame Voluntary Checkoff

The Voluntary Checkoff Hall of Fame Award recognizes exceptional work by an individual who actively advocates for Nebraska’s pork producers on a number of key issues including trade, food safety, environment and animal health. These award winners have served as a voice on state, domestic and international policy to ensure that Nebraska pork production continues.

Wortman Family Farms, Creighton  2014
Thomas Livestock Company, Broken Bow  2013
The Maschhoffs, Carlyle, IL  2012
Wilke Farms, Stanton  2011
Waldo Genetics, DeWitt  2010
Wiechman Pig Company, Fremont  2009
Diamond Farms, Fremont  2008
Jim Pillen, Columbus  2007

Nominations Accepted for Outstanding Pork Service Award Hall of Fame