ABP Environmental Stewardship Award call for nominations

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Source: Alberta Beef Producers

The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award (ESA). The ESA recognizes cattle producers whose natural resource stewardship practices contribute to the environment and enhance productivity and profitability.

We are asking producers to take this opportunity to share the unique environmental practices employed on their operation and to present the positive story about cattle producers’ contribution to the environment. Nomination forms are available on the ABP website at:www.albertabeef.org/producers/environmental-stewardship-award, from the ABP office or from your local delegate. All cattle producers are encouraged to either enter or nominate another producer who is taking strides towards sound environmental production practices.

A team of judges made up of ABP delegates, the 2019 ESA winner and an industry associate will review the submissions and tour the nominated ranching operations. Each applicant will be scored on predetermined criteria unique to the practices they implement in their business.

The winner will receive a commemorative gate sign, a video highlighting their ranching operation and a paid trip to the ABP Annual General Meeting in Calgary for the award presentation at a formal banquet. The competition is open to all cattle producers. Deadline for nominations is July 15, 2019 and the winner will be announced December 2019.

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