Regional Environmental Stewardship winners
Seven cattle operations have been named regional winners of the National Environmental Stewardship Award. Members of the selection committee say the seven regional winners have made extensive efforts to work closely with their local communities and government agencies, conservation and wildlife organizations including The Nature Conservancy, to assist in the development of conservation practices and valuable rangeland protection.
The regional winners are;
-Young’s Cattle Co., Belmont, Ohio
Rick & Jayne Young
Greenview Polled Hereford Farms, Inc., Screven, Ga.
Jonathan (Jonny) Harris and Family
Eckenfels Farm, Sainte Genevieve, Mo.
Stoney Point AgriCorp, Melissa, Texas
Mark Quinn and Family
Pape Ranches Inc, Daniel, Wyo.
Norm & Barbara Pape, Fred & Michelle Pape, and David Pape
Leavitt Lake Ranches, Vina, Calif.
Darrell, Callie, Ramsey and Dallice Wood
Daybreak Ranch, Highmore, S.D.
Jim & Carol Faulstich, Adam & Jacquie Roth
The 2009 National Winner will be selected from one of the seven regional winners and announced at the 2010 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, Texas, next January.