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The Wilhelm-Rimpau-Prize, which bears the name of Wilhelm Rimpau, the father of German plant and cereal breeding, is a prize awarded by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) to promote young talents. The prize targets innovative and practically relevant bachelor's and master's theses in plant and crop production. In the spirit of Wilhelm Rimpau, the theses should pursue the goal of bringing progress to agriculture. From all applications received, the best three theses are traditionally selected by a DLG expert jury and awarded during the DLG Field Days.

In accordance with the DLG Feldtage schedule, the Wilhelm-Rimpau-Prize is tendered and awarded every two years.

The following prizes can be won:

  • 1st prize - 2.000 €
  • 2nd prize - 1.500 €
  • 3rd prize - 1.000 €

The award ceremony took place during the opening event of the DLG Feldtage 2024. 

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