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Entries tagged with: Sustainable Development Awards


Bayer CropScience offers sustainability award

Bayer CropScience is seeking applicants for its Young Farmer Sustainability Award. The fifth annual award recognizes agricultural producers, age 40 and under, who receive at least half of their income from farming and farm-related venture.             Applicants are judged on the following criteria: entrepreneurial initiative and adoption of new approaches to farming-50 percent; environmental and other on-farm sustainability efforts-30 percent; and economic stability and sustainability-20 percent. Application deadline is Jan. 16, 2015.             The winner…  » Read more

ConAgra announces 2014 sustainable award winners

ConAgra Foods announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Development Awards.             The winning entries were: Russellville, Ark., frozen food facility, for climate change and energy efficiency; Lincoln, Neb., snack facility, for conservation and wastewater management; Lamb Weston potato facilities in Hermiston, Ore., and American Falls, Idaho, for solid waste reduction and recycling; the research, quality and innovation team in Omaha, Neb., for sustainable business innovation; and the Lamb Weston potato facilities in Kruiningen and…  » Read more