Ralph Keeling Leadership Award

The Ralph Keeling Leadership Award is presented annually to an Iowan who has shown outstanding leadership in Iowa’s dairy industry. This award is in honor of the late Ralph Keeling. Keeling operated a successful dairy farm and business, devoting much of his time and talents to progressing Iowa’s dairy industry. The Award was established in 1967 to recognize those individuals whose leadership efforts contribute significantly to Iowa’s dairy industry.

The nomination form is available below for your use and are due by May 5. If you have nominated someone in the last 5 years and they have not received the award, their nominations are still active. Also below for your reference is a list of past winners.

Ralph Keeling Award Nomination Form

Ralph Keeling Award Winners List