The nomination period for the 2013 Sustainability Award is now open!
The dairy farm sustainability award recognizes Canadian dairy farmers that have adopted on-farm management practices that extend beyond standard industry practice and meet the objectives defined in dairy farmers of Canada’s sustainability strategy to:
– Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms,
– Promote the efficient and sustainable management of natural resources, and
– Benchmark the socio-economic performance of Canadian dairy farms.
Click Selection Criteria & General Rules to see more information.
Click here to download the Nomination Form.
The award will be granted to four Canadian dairy farmers, of which one will be declared the Winner.
The overall Winner receives a prize of $2000, a trophy and a trip to receive the Award in person at Dairy Farmer of Canada’s 2013 annual general meeting in Toronto, Ontario. The three runner-up finalists each receive a prize of $1000.
The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2013
Click here to see the 2012 Finalist