2012 Dr. F.X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production
|Free Registration and Travel to the
Banff Pork Seminar, Jan. 17-20, 2012
for up to 3 Innovators
Open to owners, production managers, herdspeople
Registration and Travel Prizes for up to 3 Innovators each year! The Banff Pork Seminar is proud to offer a chance for pork producers, herdspeople and their consultants to “strut their stuff” as a technology innovator and showing the rest of us how to put it into practice!
The 2012 Dr. F.X. Aherne Prize for Innovative Pork Production includes:
- Two complimentary registrations to the 2012 Banff Pork Seminar, January 17-20, for the innovator and guest.
- Three nights’ accommodation at Banff Centre for the innovator and guest (based on double occupancy).
- Up to $800 reimbursement for travel expenses to and from the Banff Pork Seminar.
- The chance to ‘strut your stuff’ as a technology innovator and receive recognition by peers and the pork industry at the Banff Pork Seminar.
What can be entered? Any innovation…big or small!!!
An original solution developed to answer pork production challenges or a creative use of a known technology.
Not all innovations are complex – simple ideas can be very effective solutions.
The innovation can apply to any segment of the pork industry; such as feeding, breeding, ventilation, disease control and prevention, manure management, facility or enterprise management, pork quality and safety.
How do I enter?
With your application, send a succinct outline description in 400 words or less how this innovation works and details of how this innovation improved pork production.
Include up to five supporting documents, which could include visuals (video, photographs), impact statements or letters of support, financial statements, production data, design plans, drawings, or any other materials that you feel will aid the judges in understanding the innovation and its impact on the production enterprise.
Submit five copies of the complete application. Electronic submissions only require one copy.
Your total application package and supporting documents should not exceed 20 pages. Brevity may benefit your application.
Entries can be made at any time of the year.
Entries must be received by October 28, 2011 to be eligible to compete for the 2012 Award.
Send Entries to:
Banff Pork Seminar
c/o Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
4-10 Agriculture/Forestry Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5
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