Deadline for Conservation Legacy Awards Approaches

Kelly MarshallAg Group, ASA, Award, Conservation

Conservation-Legacy-Awards1If you were planning to do it just as soon as you have some free time, well, now’s the time to make time!  The Conservation Legacy Awards program application deadline is just a few weeks away on September 2.

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 2017 awards. Three regional winners and one national winner will be selected. The three award winners will receive an expense paid trip for two to the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio.

Any U.S. soybean farmer is eligible to enter.  Judges will review soil, water and input management, farmstead protection and conservation and environmental management.  Winners are chose from three regions, Midwest, Northeast and the South, with one of the three finalists earning the national award at the American Soybean Association Awards Banquets at Commodity Class in March.

The three regional award winners receive an expense paid trip for two to San Antonio, Texas for Commodity Classic, March 2-4, 2017, Recognition at the ASA Awards Banquet, and a feature in the Corn & Soybean Digest, plus special online video.

Sponsors for the awards are: the American Soybean Association, BASF, Corn & Soybean Digest, Monsanto, the United Soybean Board/soybean checkoff and Valent.