Nominations sought for outstanding beef scientist

Nominations must be received by May 1

Do you know a researcher or scientist who has helped make the Canadian beef industry more competitive and sustainable?

The Beef Cattle Research Council is looking for nominations for the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation.

The award is for researchers who have been active in Canada for at least five years. Benefit to the industry must be evident in a strong research program aligned with industry priorities; a demonstrated passion and long-term commitment through leadership, teamwork, and mentorship; involvement in ongoing education and training (where applicable); and active engagement with industry stakeholders.

Tim McAllister, principal researcher at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Lethbridge centre, won the 2016 award. The inaugural award went to John McKinnon, beef industry research chair at the University of Saskatchewan.

Nominations must be received by May 1. Nomination forms and info can be found at www.beefresearch.ca.

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