You Better Recognize! Innovative Farmers That Is.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
By: Casey Allen, Crop Science, a Division of Bayer, External Communications
Produce Innovation and Young Farmer Sustainability Awards

Bayer wants to give the gift of recognition this holiday season—recognition to innovative farmers and producers that are applying technology on their farms to be more sustainable and to enrich lives. Do you, or someone you know, fit the bill for either of the awards below? If so, check out the websites for each award and submit an application before the deadline. Some deserving innovator could walk away with:

Help us give innovation in agriculture the recognition it deserves!

Produce Innovation Award

This award will recognize a grower whose thinking, practices and use of technology enhance the role of produce in creating better lives. The award will spotlight innovations that:

  • Improve yield and quality of produce to help ensure that more nutrient-rich foods are available;
  • Increase accessibility of produce to a broader group of people; or
  • Increase demand for produce by expanding awareness and appreciation for the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, including tree nuts and potatoes.

Deadline to apply: January 8, 2016

Click here to learn more and apply online.

Young Farmer Sustainability Award

This award recognizes young agricultural producers, located within the continental United States, who demonstrate excellence in business and environmental sustainability. Any farmer or rancher age 40 and under who receives at least half of his or her income from farming and farm-related ventures may apply.

Deadline to apply: January 15, 2016

Click here to learn more and apply online.


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