AWARD FOR innovatION
Proudly sponsored by Integrated Animal Production
If you have a clever idea or innovation that has been incorporated into your day-to-day operations at the feedlot – tell us about it by nominating it into the ALFA Award for Innovation.
Feedlots and their employees that have implemented clever, non-commercialised innovations that genuinely make a difference to the functionality of day-to-day operations at the feedlot are encouraged to enter.
All entries will be open to the public to vote on between September and October. The winner will be determined by popular vote and announced at the feedlot industry’s premier technical conference, SmartBeef 2021 taking place at Dalby, Qld on October 19 – 21.
Winner receives a $500 cheque
Runner-up recieves a $250 cheque
Applications Open: 1 May 2021
Applications Close: 1 September 2021
Voting period: 10 September - 20 October 2021
Winner Announcement: 19-21 October 2021 within the SmartBeef Conference Program
As a guide, we are looking for innovations designed by lot feeders that relate to feed manufacturing, feed delivery, cattle processing or cattle handling, yard maintenance, occupational health and safety.
The Innovation should be about:
Labour saving and/or
Delivering improved accuracy/efficiency and/or safety in the day-to-day operation of the feedlot
Materials for the creation of the innovation should cost no more than $3,000.
The winning innovation will be selected ‘by popular vote’ and announced during SmartBeef 2021.
HOW TO enter
Fill out the entry form below and don't forget to attach a photo or video of your innovation.
NOTE: The information supplied on the entry form will be transferred and used as the detail included in the promotion of your innovation via the Conference catalogue, social media and the ALFA website. Therefore, it is important that you thoroughly check all details provided on your entry form.