The Washington, D.C.-based International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) said it is seeking nominations for three awards presented annually to leaders in the dairy industry: the IDFA Laureate Award, the 2022 Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year Award and the IDFA Food Safety Leadership Award. Nominations open Aug. 19 and will close on Oct. 29. The winners will be announced and recognized at Dairy Forum 2022 in Palm Desert, Calif.

More information about the three awards, along with nomination forms, can be found here

IDFA said it looks forward to honoring dairy industry individuals and companies for achievement and excellence at Dairy Forum 2022. To register or learn more about Dairy Forum, visit