March 7, 2016
Lincoln, Neb. —Amy Millmier Schmidt, an assistant professor and livestock bioenvironmental engineer at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been awarded a 2015 Outstanding Service Award from the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA). Schmidt received the award during the NPPA annual meeting on Feb. 17 in Lincoln.
Schmidt was nominated by Larry Berger, head of the Animal Science Department. She received the award for producer outreach.
The Outstanding Pork Service Awards are given annually to recognize exceptional work by an individual, company or organization that has advocated the fundamental efforts of the NPPA.
The NPPA is a grassroots, incorporated, nonprofit organization. The NPPA promotes the pork industry through the enhancement of consumer demand, producer education and research.