Purpose: To recognise and reward achievement and excellence in technology transfer in agriculture and horticulture.

Value: $1,000 cheque, framed certificate and complimentary membership of NZIAHS for one year.

Eligibility: Individual or teams of agricultural professionals who are members of the NZIAHS or eligible for NZIAHS membership or eligible for this award.

Procedure: All nominations must be made on the NZIAHS nomination form. Nominations should include a curriculum vitae and any other supporting material that highlights the nominee’s contribution to agricultural or horticultural science. A brief 100-word citation suitable for publicising their contribution should also be submitted.

Selection: Applicants will be considered against the following criteria:-

  • Social, economic, scientific or environmental impacts on the farming, agribusiness or food industries.
  • Innovation in two-way communication and dissemination of information between researchers or consultants and clients.
  • Achievement in communications and effective use of science and technology in agriculture and horticulture.

Recipients of the AGMARDT Technology Transfer Award

2019  Dr Philip Elmer