About the price
The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry's prize "A.W. Bergstens' prize" is awarded to a person who, through outstanding scientific work, successful teaching activities or comparable efforts in the practical field, has contributed to arousing hope and interest in agriculture or the associated industry and thereby deserving of such award. The prize, that has been awarded since 1922, consists of money and a medal of 18k gold and can be awarded annually from the A.W. Bergsten Foundation.