George Rohrer

Southeast Area, Va.

George and his brother farm 140 acres of land and milk 120 cows. They grow corn, rye and alfalfa, and raise 100,000 turkeys annually. George was honored with Virginia Tech’s 2010 Distinguished Dairyman of the Year Award, 2008 Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District Clean Water Farm Award, 2008 Department of Conservation and Recreation Bay Friendly Clean Water Farm Award and was grand winner of the 2009 Shenandoah Basin Award. He serves on the boards of National Milk Producers Federation, United Dairy Herd Improvement Association and Virginia State Dairymen Association. George is also a trustee of Trinity Lutheran Church and a board member of the Rockingham Community Alliance for Preservation.