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Environmental Initiative Awards

Nominations for the 25th Anniversary Environmental Initiative Awards close on February 24 (that’s next Friday) so make sure to enter your submissions. Continue reading ‘Environmental Initiative Awards’

Bluebird Hill Farm Essay Contest: Win the Farm

Many aspiring farmers can’t afford to buy farm land.  Former Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden said, “Many producers, especially new and underserved farmers, tell us that access to land is one of the biggest challenges they face in establishing and growing their own farming operation.” Bluebird Hill Farm believes in making it possible for new farmers to get started. The owner is sponsoring an essay contest for qualified couples. Submit essays by June 1, 2017. Continue reading ‘Bluebird Hill Farm Essay Contest: Win the Farm’

NCR-SARE Seeks Nominations for “NCR-SARE Hero” Recognition

 To bring awareness of, recognize, and pay tribute to those who have made significant contributions to sustainable agriculture in the North Central region, the North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) is accepting nominations for the “NCR-SARE Hero” recognition. Submit recommendation by March 31, 2017. Continue reading ‘NCR-SARE Seeks Nominations for “NCR-SARE Hero” Recognition’

Dairy Sustainability Awards

We’re looking for the best the industry has to offer, so nominate your candidate by March 3, 2017. Download nomination forms for each awards category below, and help your colleague, neighbor, even yourself, get recognized for extraordinary work. Winners will be notified by May 1, 2017 and announced in June. Continue reading ‘Dairy Sustainability Awards’

Solution Search: Farming for Biodiversity Contest

We want you to tell us: How have you promoted changes in human activities (including your own practices) to ensure sustainable harvests/food security while also conserving, strengthening and/or restoring biodiversity on your agricultural lands and/or the surrounding environment? $30,000 grand prize. Submit applications by March 10, 2017.

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2017 Leopold Conservation Award

If you know of a person, family, or operation that would be worthy of this award, please consider nominating them!  Nominee must be from one of the following states: California, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming. March 6, 2017 application deadline.


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