Dairy West recently named its annual award winners for their significant impact on the dairy community.
Brent Jackson of Meridian was inducted into the Dairy West, formerly United Dairymen of Idaho, Hall of Fame. A third-generation dairyman, Jackson has worked in the business for more than 60 years and served on the board of directors for Dairymen's Creamery Association Inc., Darigold and Idaho Cooperative Council board. He has also been the recipient of milk quality awards from Dairymen's Creamery Association, Glanbia and Darigold.
Erik Peterson of Filer received the organization’s Milk Quality Award.
Larry Hayhurst, who retired as Idaho State Brand Inspector in April after 27 years, was given the Friend of the Industry Award.