Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Know an Oklahoma Rancher, Farmer or Forester Who Goes Above and Beyond Caring For Natural Resources?

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:09:42 CDT

Know an Oklahoma Rancher, Farmer or Forester Who Goes Above and Beyond Caring For Natural Resources?
Know an Oklahoma rancher, farmer or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2019 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award®.



Sand County Foundation, the nation’s leading voice for private land conservation, presents the Leopold Conservation Award to private landowners in 13 states for extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation. In Oklahoma the $10,000 award is presented annually by Sand County Foundation, Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Noble Research Institute, Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, and ITC Holdings Corp.



Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes those who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat management on private, working land. In his influential 1949 book, “A Sand County Almanac,” Leopold called for an ethical relationship between people and the land they own and manage.



Nominations may be submitted on behalf of a landowner, or landowners may nominate themselves. The application can be found at https://sandcountyfoundation.org/uploads/Oklahoma-2019-CFN.pdf



Applications must be postmarked by July 1, 2019. Mail applications to:

Leopold Conservation Award

c/o Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

2501 N. Stiles

Oklahoma City, OK 73105



“Leopold Conservation Award recipients are at the forefront of a movement by America’s farmers and ranchers to simultaneously achieve economic and environmental success,” said Kevin McAleese, Sand County Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer.



The Leopold Conservation Award Program in Oklahoma is made possible thanks to the generous support of Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, Noble Research Institute, Oklahoma Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, and ITC Holdings Corp., Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts, McDonald’s, and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.



The recipient will be revealed in early 2020 at the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts’ Legislative Evening in Oklahoma City.



The first Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award recipient was selected in 2017. Jackson Farms of Mountain View received the 2018 award.



Source: Sand County Foundation



   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Tuesday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:12:40 CDT
  • Thousands of Animals and Kids, One Basketball Pro and the Majority of the Oklahoma Legislature on the Agenda- Your Tuesday OYE Recap  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:06:40 CDT
  • The Tuesday OYE Recap- March 19th- Thousands of Animals and Kids, One Basketball Pro and the Majority of the Oklahoma Legislature on the Agenda  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:02:41 CDT
  • Cattle UpCycle Feedstuffs Not Usable by Humans- A Sustainable Success Story for the Beef Industry  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:40:47 CDT
  • Oklahoma National Stockyards - Oklahoma City - Close  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:30:56 CDT
  • Joplin Regional Stockyards - Close  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:27:43 CDT
  • Carlee Clark's Maine Anjou Claims Supreme Champion Beef Heifer Honors at 2019 OYE  Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:22:33 CDT
  • Slaughter Cows and Bulls Sold 2.00-3.00 Lower at OKC West Auction Monday, March 18, 2019  Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:53:08 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Herbs Herb Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.