Environmental Stewardship

2024 Environmental Stewardship Award Program Nominations are Open

Dan Beef, Cattle, Conservation, Environment

Nominations are now open for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Environmental Stewardship Award. Established in 1991, the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) annually recognizes outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of cattle producers across the nation. Any individual, group or organization is eligible to nominate one individual or business raising or feeding cattle. Individuals and families may not nominate themselves, although …


Around the State with Commissioner Pate

Dan Alabama, Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI), Around the State with Commissioner Pate, Census of Agriculture, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NASS

In our weekly “Around the State with Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Rick Pate”, during the recent Cattle Industry Convention in New Orleans, an Alabama farm received a stewardship award. Can you tell us about it Commissioner? Learn more about it on the Environmental Stewardship Award Program website. And that’s our weekly Around the State with Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) Commissioner, Rick Pate.

Alabama Cattlemen's Association

Alabama Cattle Ranch is NCBA Region II Award Winner

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Beef, Cattle, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

During the Cattle Industry Convention last week in New Orleans, the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP), which annually recognizes outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of cattle producers, honored the seven regional winners. And according to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, the Region II winner is from Alabama. The Environmental Stewardship Award Program Regional Winners this year are: ESAP is sponsored …


ESAP Applications are Due March 12

Dan Cattle, Conservation, Environment

It was just a little over a year ago, at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced that Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka, Florida was the winner of the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). They were the Southeast, NCBA Region 2, representative in the award recognition program that year. For those interested in being a part of this …