The Australian Lot Feeders' Association

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association is the peak national body for the Australian feedlot industry.

Email: info@feedlots.com.au

Phone: (02) 9290 3700

ABN: 16009928018

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LEADERSHIP

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association's (ALFA) Annual Recognition of Excellence Program aims to assist the Australian Cattle Feedlot Industry to attract, retain and grow a professional skilled workforce through the recognition of business and individual excellence.

ALFA’s Annual Recognition of Excellence Program aims to assist the Australian Cattle Feedlot Industry to attract, retain and grow a professional skilled workforce through the recognition of business and individual excellence.

 

ALFA is very proud of the businesses and individuals that make up the industry and selflessly aspire to develop themselves and the industry practices for the betterment of the sector.

 

ALFA’s Recognition of Excellence Awards Program is open to ALFA Members and/or their employees who demonstrate excellence and alignment with the core values of each Industry Award or Scholarship.

KEY PROGRAM DATES

Applications Open - 1 June

Applications Close - 30 June

Winners Announced - October (BeefEx/SmartBeef Conference)

* Refer to the flyer for each individual Award/Scholarship below for the specific key dates to that Award/Scholarship - some dates vary from the above.

ANNUAL INDUSTRY AWARDS & SCHOlarships

To apply for any of the awards and/or scholarships listed below click on the 'read more' button for eligibity criteria's and to download the application form.

young lot feeder of the year

Proudly sponsored by Performance Feeds

Annual award recognising the next generation of cattle feedlot industry leaders and rewarding the achievements of young lot feeders.

excellence in feedlot education medal

Proudly sponsored by Zoetis

Annual award acknowledging and rewarding feedlot staff committed to continual formal learning & training within the Australian feedlot industry.

Formal training includes: ALFA's Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Training, Certificate III in Feedlot Operations, Certificate IV in Feedlot Production, ALFA's Margin & People Management (MPM) Program, Feedlot Graduate Programs, Feedlot Trainee Programs.
If you would like to enquire if a training course you have graduated from or undertaking is eligible, please contact awards@feedlots.com.au to enquire.

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innovator of the year

Proudly sponsored by Integrated Animal Production

An award recognising excellence in innovation developed by lot feeders.

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communicate your research | competition

Proudly sponsored by Bovine Dynamics and Quirindi Feedlot Services

Promoting excellence and scientific professionalism for the advancement of communication between tertiary institutions and the Australian cattle feedlot industry.

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Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) scholarship

Proudly sponsored by ALFA and MLA

Identifying and fostering Australian feedlot industry leaders for the ongoing development and progression of the Australian feedlot sector and ALFA.

outstanding services to the feedlot industry

Proudly sponsored by ALFA

An award honouring individuals who have made a significant contribution to the success of the Australian lot feeding industry.

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Training Rural Australians In Leadership (TRAIL) scholarship

Proudly sponsored by ALFA, MLA and various associate businesses

Identifying and fostering aspiring Australian feedlot industry leaders for the ongoing development and progression of the Australian feedlot sector and ALFA.

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ALFA CONFERENCE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Proudly sponsored by ALFA, MLA and various associate businesses

To identify and foster tertiary students who show an interest in a career in lot feeding, and/or associated fields.

FEEDLOT OF THE YEAR competition & award

Proudly sponsored by ALFA

Bi-annual (even years) award recognising quality assurance excellence among feedlots of varying size and capability.

Competition will launch at SmartBeef in October.

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MPM Program 2020

Registrations open September

The MPM Program is designed to provide lot feeders and industry professionals with a deeper understanding of how to manage a modern feedlot business. Spots are limited, so reserve your spot on the Program today.