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Application Deadline for Conservation Legacy Award Extended to Sept. 15

Don’t miss the opportunity to share the story of conservation on your farm. Submit your application for a Conservation Legacy Award, and you could also win a trip to the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas. The deadline to submit an application has just been extended until Sept. 15, 2016.

The Conservation Legacy Awards program showcases farm management practices of U.S. soybean producers that are both environmentally friendly and profitable. Three regional winners and one national winner will be selected. All U.S. soybean farmers are eligible to enter to win a Conservation Legacy Award. Entries are judged on soil management, water management, input management, farmstead protection and conservation and environmental management. Winners will be selected from three regions – the Midwest, the Northeast and the South. One of these award recipients will be named the national winner during the American Soybean Association (ASA) Awards Banquet at Commodity Classic.

Award Winners Receive:

  • An expense paid trip for two to Commodity Classic, March 2-4, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas
  • Recognition at the ASA Awards Banquet at Commodity Classic
  • A feature on your farm and conservation practices in Corn & Soybean Digest and a special online video

The Conservation Legacy Awards are sponsored by the ASA, BASF, Corn & Soybean Digest, Monsanto, the United Soybean Board/soybean checkoff and Valent.

More information on past winners of the award and how to submit your application are available here. All applications must be submitted by Sept. 15, 2016.