Clarence Wayman | 2001

Clarence Wayman has been in swine production practically all his life. He is currently raising Yorkshires and has raised Spots and Poland Chinas. He and his brother James were known as the Mr. Poland Chinas of the Southwest and were recognized nationwide as the Wayman Brothers firm, that received many private production sales at their farm near Goltry. The Wayman Brothers won many national swine breeding show awards and had the high indexing pen and individual boars several times at the Oklahoma Swine Evaluation Station in Stillwater.

Clarence, a graduate of Oklahoma State University and a World War II veteran, was very active in national and state swine organizations. He served on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Swine Breeders Association for over 40 years, holding the offices of president and vice-president. He was a Board of Director of the Oklahoma Pork Council for 11 years and volunteered his time to manage the annual Southwest Spot and Poland Type Conference and Sale for many years.

Clarence is a dedicated community leader and has given generously of his time and money to 4-H, FFA, Oklahoma State University, and other organizations. Previously, Clarence has received an honorary Oklahoma FFA State Farmer degree, the Oklahoma Swine Breeders Association Outstanding Service Award, the OSU Animal Science Department’s Recognition Award, and a special award from Elanco for his contributions to Oklahoma’s swine industry.