APPLY TODAY FOR THE 2014 CONSERVATION LEGACY AWARDS.
The Conservation Legacy Awards program showcases the farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable.
Winners are selected by region, with an overall winner announced at Commodity Classic.
For additional information contact ASA Director of Marketing and Planning Jill Wagenblast, 800-688-7692, ext 1310 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tell us the story of conservation practices on your farm and you may gain recognition as a top conservationist. The Conservation Legacy Awards program showcases farm management practices of U.S. soybean producers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 awards program.Click here to download Brochure
Winners from three regions (Midwest, Northeast and South) will each receive an expense paid trip for two to the Commodity Classic conference and trade show in San Antonio, Texas, February 27 – March 1, 2014. Also, videotaping will take place on the farms of regional winners to produce video features about the winning conservation practices. In addition, the regional winners will be featured in a special insert in Corn & Soybean Digest magazine.
All applications must be submitted online. Mailed applications WILL NOT be considered.Click to Apply
Application Deadline is Aug. 5, 2013.
- Click on the application link and print out a blank copy of the application form so you can review the information needed and have time to prepare your answers and obtain the required attachments.
- When you have your answers outlined and the attachments ready to submit, click on the application link and fill in the online application form. Attach the appropriate files and submit your application.
- After you submit your application a confirmation will be e-mailed to you with a copy of the information you submitted.
2013 Midwest Region Winner (National Winner)
Gail Fuller approaches conservation on his Kansas farm with a heavy emphasis on soil health including continuous no-till, utilizing cover crops and maximizing microbes. He always looks for ways to reduce inputs. Fuller is working to rebuild the quail population and has added a livestock component to his farm.
2013 Northeast Region Winner
Roger Wenning’s conservation efforts on his Indiana farm include a commitment to soil health and no-till farming. He continually experiments with cover crops and evaluates for best results. Wenning has addressed drainage issues and made conservation buffers an integral part of his operation.
2013 South Region Winner
Jeremy Jack addresses conservation on his Mississippi farm first through water management, which then helps determine careful management of soil and nutrients. He utilizes one-pass tillage, input management practices and current technologies. Jack’s farm is participating in a working-lands stewardship project.