Derek Herrema is 2013 Outstanding Dairy Producer of the Year
Indiana Dairy Producers is very pleased to announce that the 2013 Outstanding Dairy Producer of the Year is Derek Herrema, owner of Herrema Dairy, of Fair Oaks, Indiana. Derek's nomination was selected by IDP advisers after nominations from industry were solicited. Derek, and his wife Lara, were presented with this award at the IDP Annual Meeting on February 11.
Derek has been an outstanding role model of excellence in dairy production. His own employees say, "Derek treats his employees like family." In fact, seven key employees have continued working for Herrema Dairy for the entire 10 year period since moving to Indiana. Derek is also an active member in his church and school community.