The Royal Affiliation of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is searching for the subsequent winners of its Farm Well being Administration Awards.

The awards, that are sponsored by Volac, are actually open to purposes from vet and agriculture college college students.

The RABDF awards intention to exhibit an understanding of, and take a look at pupil’s information of, proactive farm well being administration.

The prize is £500, which three winners will obtain underneath three completely different classes, and the deadline for entries is December 8, 2024.

RABDF Farm Well being Administration Awards

The competitors is cut up into three classes: college students at agricultural faculties, agricultural universities and vet faculties, and is open to college students in all 12 months teams.

A 1,500-word essay as regards to proactive farm well being administration should be submitted by college students, with a winner for every class taking dwelling the £500 prize.

Essays are judged by a panel of business specialists, together with a consultant of RABDF and award sponsor Volac.

A shortlist of entries will probably be invited to attend Dairy-Tech at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on February 7, 2024, the place the winners will probably be introduced.

Managing director at RABDF, Matthew Knight, stated: “Farm Well being Administration is an integral a part of operating a productive and worthwhile farm in addition to being an integral in delivering well being and welfare enhancements as a part of Defra’s (the Division for Setting, Meals and Rural Affairs) Animal Well being and Welfare Pathway.

“We are able to’t wait to see what this 12 months’s entrants determine to give attention to of their essays and the way it hyperlinks with Defra’s suggestions for increased welfare all through the business.”