Guidelines and Call for Applications
This Award has been created to remember and celebrate the significant contributions made by the late David Roget. The Award acknowledges his enduring legacy and contribution to sustainable agriculture.
The Award will be presented to an individual, business or group who has made a significant contribution to dryland farming production systems in the Mallee Sustainable Farming Inc. (MSF) region. MSF Region of operation across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.
The recipient will be highly regarded within their industry and will be able to clearly demonstrate that they are promoting sustainable farming systems for tomorrow as well as today.
The Award will showcase the high calibre of individuals, businesses and groups operating in the Mallee. The winner will receive the David Roget Award Perpetual Trophy and a cash prize of $1,000.
The Award welcomes applicants that either self-nominate or nominations made by third parties on behalf of applicants.
The MSF Board will select the recipient of this Award on an annual basis with the Award being presented at the MSF Mallee
Research Update (MRU) closest to the recipient.MRU’s cover the latest in Mallee research, development and extension and as such are a fitting event to host this award presentation. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5.00pm, Friday 31st January 2020.
- Be a business, individual or group involved with sustainabledryland agriculture within the MSF Region.
- Not be a current or immediate past member of the MSF Board.
Applications will be judged on:
- Contribution to improving the environmental, economic and social sustainability of dryland farming production systems in the MSF region.
- Demonstration of any impact broader than the initial target of the activity or initiative.