2011 Livestock Person of the Year


Bob Perry (deceased)

Bethel, MO

About Mr. Perry (PDF)


2010 Livestock Person of the Year


Paul Wilson (deceased)

Shelbyville, MO

About Mr. Wilson (PDF)


2014 Livestock Person of the Year


Bruce Lane

Lancaster, MO

About Mr. Lane (PDF)


2009 Livestock Person of the Year


Charles Selway (deceased)

Williamstown, MO

About Mr. Selway (PDF)


2013 Livestock Person of the Year


David Moore, DVM

Kirksville, MO

About Dr. Moore (PDF)

Livestock Person of the Year

         

Applications for the Livestock Person of the Year award are accepted every year until May 1.  Residents from any of the following counties in northeast Missouri may apply: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. Get the application (PDF).

The individual receiving this award must have made a significant contribution to the livestock industry in northeast Missouri and/or beyond. Eligible applicants can be producers of livestock, agribusiness personnel, agency personnel, or agriculture researchers. Other parties who have been long-time supporters of the northeast Missouri livestock industry will also be considered. The selected applicant will become a member of the Northeast Missouri Livestock Producers Hall of Fame and will be inducted at a ceremony at the Missouri Livestock Symposium held in Kirksville in December.  

Above: Garry Mathes, committee chair, presents the 2015 Missouri Livestock Person of the Year Larry Wiggins, DVM of Memphis, MO, with his portrait.


2007 Livestock Person of the Year


Kenneth Eitel (deceased)

Green Castle, MO

About Mr. Eitel (PDF)


2005 Livestock Person of the Year


Dale Watson

Kirksville, MO

About Mr. Watson (PDF)


2015 Livestock Person of the Year


Larry Wiggins, DVM

Memphis, MO

About Dr. Wiggins (PDF)



2004 Livestock Person of the Year


Wayne D. (Doc) Smith, DVM

Winigan, MO

About Doc (PDF)


2006 Livestock Person of the Year


Garry Mathes

Greentop, MO

About Mr. Mathes (PDF)


2012 Livestock Person of the Year


Harold Trump

Luray, MO

About Mr. Trump (PDF)

Missouri Livestock Symposium


2008 Livestock Person of the Year


Kyle C. Kent, DVM

Green City, MO

About Dr. Kent (PDF)


2003 Livestock Person of the Year


Bill Sidwell

Queen City, MO

About Mr. Sidwell (PDF)

The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.

December 2 & 3, 2016

William Matthew Middle School, 1515 S. Cottage Grove,  Kirksville, Missouri