7 August 2021 — LOOK: Jose “Joey” E. Tapay, Jr., owner of Sta. Maria Dairy Farm in Lipa, Batangas receives his plaque of recognition and other dairy tokens from the National Dairy Authority for being recognized as the Farmer with Dairy Herd with the Highest Average Milk Yield in 2020 during the agency’s virtual Gawad Dairy Awards held on May 27, 2021.

Tapay has also received the same major award during the 1st Gawad Dairy Awards held in May 2019.