Environmental Stewardship Award

Established in 1991, the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) provides an opportunity for the beef industry to showcase the stewardship, conservation and business practices that work together on farms and ranches.

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Meet the National 2017 ESAP Winner

Jim O'Haco Cattle Company of Winslow, Arizona, was named national 2017 winner of the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) for its commitment to protecting America’s natural resources in a flourishing operation. Jim O'Haco Cattle Company was established in 1898 and is operated by Jim and Jeanne O'Haco, and encompasses about 60,000 acres in eastern Arizona. 

Meet the Regional 2017 ESAP Winners

Region 2

Blue Lake Farm
Rusty and Jessie Thomson
Sharon, South Carolina

Region 3

SFI, Inc.
Lynn and Joy Smith
Nemaha, Iowa

Region 4

Sterling Cattle Company
Jimmy and Theresa Sterling 
Coahoma, Texas

Region 5
Flying Diamond Ranch
The Johnson Family
Kit Carson, Colorado

Region 6
Jim O'Haco Cattle Company
Jim O'Haco
 Winslow, Arizona

Region 7

Munson Angus Farms
Charles (Chuck) and Deanna Munson
Junction City, Kansas


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...to aid in keeping the "wolves" such as government, environmental and radical groups, off of our door steps. NCBA is there every day protecting our industry."

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