Bayer Technical Article Award

Bayer Technical Article Award

Members of the Agricultural Writers SA are once again invited to participate in the Bayer Agricultural Writers SA technical article competition for 2019.

Judging criteria
When judging the articles/reports/stories the following will be taken into account:

  • Use and integration of sources
  • Logical explanation and flow of the information
  • Current relevance
  • How readable it is
  • Is the reader able to understand the more difficult technical information?
  • Is the information accessible to the reader?
  • Supportive material – i.e. the use of photographs, diagrams and graphs

Closing date for entries: 28 September 2019

Articles will only be valid for entry if published between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019.
Entries are limited to three articles/reports per candidate.
Entries must be e-mailed to Magda du Toit at
Each entry must be accompanied by the entry form, a Word document of the article as well as a tear sheet indicating where and when the article/report was published. Tear sheet can be send by email.

Prize money

  1. R10 000 + flight ticket and congress fee to attend the 2019 IFAJ Congress in Sweden
  2. R6 000
  3. R4 000

Click here to download the entry form.