Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Beef's environmental stewards shine brightly

Meet the six ranches vying for the cattle industry's top environmental stewardship award. Now in its 26th year, the beef industry's Environmental Stewardship Award has shone a bright light on ranches from every region of the country, highlighting the many ways that ranchers genuinely care for the natural resources they manage. It may be cliche, but America's ranchers are indeed the original environmentalists. Not that it's easy, mind you. It's an effort that demands commitment, ingenuity and perseverance. But it's a task that America's ranchers take on willingly. And while environmental stewardship presents each beef producer with different challenges and different opportunities, the underlying ethic remains the same-take care of the land and it will take care of you...more

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