Merial Australia to sponsor Howard Yelland Award


The Australian Beef Industry Foundation welcomes the agreement by Merial Australia to join with Marcus Oldham College and the foundation to support the Merial Howard Yelland Award for the next three years.

Mr Michael Pointer, a director of ABIF said Merial is a world leading, innovation driven animal health company. “It is entirey appropriate that the Merial Howard Yelland Award which supports and recognises individuals whose innovation and excellence have contributed nationally and internationally to the development of the Australian beef industry and its supply chain, is to be sponsored by a company such as Merial”.

Closing date for nominations is Monday, 21 May 2012.

An industry panel will select the recipient and the 2012 Merial Howard Yelland Award will be presented at the Marcus Oldham Rural Leadership Program Agribusiness Dinner on Thursday, 28 June 2012.

Nominations for the award are invited and are available on the ABIF and Marcus Oldham websites here or