Request an application.Thank you for your interest in applying for Lely's The Way to Dairy Award. Please fill out the form below to begin the application process.The Way to Dairy Award promotion is open only to individuals who, as of February 14, 2018, are: (a) at least 25 years of age; (b) legal residents of the United States or Canada; and (c) harvest milk from 50 dairy cows or more.
Lely North America created The Way to Dairy Award to recognize the best and the brightest in dairy farming.
This honor will be awarded to the dairy farmer that best demonstrates and lives by the standards of using sustainability and innovation, to create a profitable and enjoyable future in the agricultural sector, while being an animal care advocate and is involved in the dairy industry.
The grand prize winner will receive their choice of either an Astronaut milking system or a Vector feeding system!
The first step is to request an application by filling out the form above. A link to the full application and instructions will be sent to the email address provided.
The following is a summary only and is qualified in its entirety by the complete Official Rules, which govern the promotion.
Yes, existing Lely Astronaut or Vector product owners in the US and Canada only, who fulfill all entry requirements, meet all eligibility requirements, and otherwise comply with the official rules governing the promotion are eligible to enter.
No, only one submission per participant will be accepted for entry into the promotion. Any attempt by a participant to enter more than once during the promotion period may result in disqualification of all submissions by that participant for the entire promotion period, and from future sponsor promotions.
Yes, each applicant must harvest milk from a minimum of 50 cows and meet all other entry requirements, meet all eligibility requirements, and otherwise comply with the official rules governing the promotion are eligible to enter.
Each entrant can submit up to (3) three photos of their farming operation. Examples of images provided can depict the current milking system, aerial view of farmstead, farm entrance, people working among cows, people doing tasks on the dairy, etc. Any photos containing identifiable individuals other than the entrant as part of your submission in this promotion, must have the consent of those individual(s) before submitting the photo. Also, only photos taken by entrants will be accepted as part of an entry submission. Third party photographs, including professional photographs, cannot be accepted by the sponsor.
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The Way to Dairy Award promotion is open only to individuals who, as of February 14, 2018, are: (a) at least 25 years of age; (b) legal residents of the United States or Canada; and (c) harvest milk from 50 dairy cows or more.
The entry period for the Lely North America's The Way to Dairy Award promotion begins on February 14, 2018 at 12:00:01 AM CDT and ends on June 30, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM CDT.
If you're interested in applying, complete the form provided above to request an application form. A link to the full application will be sent to your inbox within 48 hours.