Author Archives: Kim McCloskey

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Wilbur-Ellis Spokane Valley: Advocates For Agriculture

“Environmental respect encompasses a broad range of processes and activities,” explains Wayne Stewart, manager at Wilbur-Ellis in Spokane Valley, WA. What’s important to note though, according to Stewart, is that real stewardship means caring for both the physical and non-physical needs of a community. “On a deeper level, environmental respect means that we must be

Helena Chemical: Never Losing Sight Of Stewardship

Keeping environmental stewardship top-of-mind can present challenges, says Jody Wamble, operations manager for Helena Chemical Co. in Sharon, TN, especially at the height of the busy season. “When we are in the heat of the season and extremely busy, it is very critical that our locations have environmental respect and safety on their minds,” says

South Dakota Wheat Growers: Protecting The Future

For Michelle Schimke, agronomy manager for South Dakota Wheat Growers in Wolsey, SD, the old proverb “we do not inherit the land from our fathers, we are borrowing it from our children” is how every business should approach environmental stewardship. “This proverb says it all,” says Schimke. “If we do not respect the environment and

Union Mill: Dedicated To Environmental Stewardship

According to Donald Hartzler, assistant manager for Union Mill Division of Chemgro Inc., Belleville, PA, there’s very little difference in respecting the environment at the personal and professional levels. “My feelings about environmental respect begin with common sense and personal responsibility,” says Hartzler. “I believe in picking up trash while taking a walk and properly

Simplot Langdon: Being A Good Neighbor

“Nothing hits the ground” unless it’s intended to be there. This belief is practiced daily by the employees at Simplot Grower Solutions in Langdon, ND, and is one of the many reasons this location was honored as a 2011 state Environmental Respect Award winner. “We believe that environmental respect is everyone’s duty,” says Troy Olson,