See the full news here. This marks the third year that Progressive Dairyman has taken the top award for non-association publication. This was the first showing for Progressive Cattleman at LPC, since starting as a new publication in 2010.

The Progressive Dairyman website also took first place for non-association website - the second consecutive year it has earned that award.

Some additional accolades were given as well. Our columnist Paul Marchant won first place for commentary for his August 2012 column about the county fair. If you haven't given it a read, do so now.

Designer Kevin Brown won first place for single photo or graphic with his illustration on modified live vaccines.

Progressive Cattleman Editor David Cooper took second place for editorial writing with his May 2012 editorial "Let transparency clean up the 'slime' debate" about the pink slime aftermath.


Cooper and staff writer Tony Okon also earned an honorable mention for in-depth reporting with the 2012 story on budget cuts and reinvention at extension networks. end mark