Environmental Stewardship

We know that we are only successful when we take the best possible care of the natural resources with which we’ve been entrusted.

2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Winners Announced 

2019 Regional Winners Announced

Last month, while cowboy hats and boots took over the streets of Denver, Colo., for the 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting, seven families were honored with the regional Environmental Stewardship awards. The Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) recognizes the nation’s best cattle and livestock operations and their stewardship and conversation efforts.

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We're taking a closer look at the Environmental Stewardship Awards Program and the impact it has on the long term success of the beef industry. We'll hear from some past ESAP winners and get their thoughts on the value of the program.


We're bringing you a behind the scenes look at the Environmental Stewardship Awards Program and the selection process for the regional winners of the award. We'll also examine why the stewardship program - and the operations it honors - is important to the beef industry.

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Winner Gallery

Now in its 30th year, the Environmental Stewardship Award has annually recognized the outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of U.S. cattle producers from across the nation. Check out our gallery!

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Thank You Sponsors!

We appreciate all of our wonderful sponsors who make this program possible!

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2020 ESAP Awards

Have a nomination for the 2020 ESAP Awards? Application process is open!

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