Author Archives: Kim McCloskey

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Sharing Agriculture’s Good News

There was no turkey at this Thanksgiving party. But that didn’t stop crowds from gathering at Willard Agri-Service‘s Greenwood, DE, facility to celebrate and give thanks. Willard hosted industry leaders, government representatives and the wider Delaware ag community Monday, November 22, to celebrate the company’s winning the National Environmental Respect Award. The event was also

2010 Environmental Respect Awards: The State Winners

DuPont would like to sincerely congratulate the 2010 Environmental Respect Award state winners as wonderful examples of an entire industry that demonstrates its stewardship every day in the course of serving farmer-customers. An Environmental Way Of Life Harvey Lyman Co., Walnut Grove, CA Greg McCocker, manager for Harvey Lyman Co. in Walnut, CA, is always

2009 Environmental Respect Awards: The State Winners

DuPont would like to sincerely congratulate the 2009 Environmen­tal Respect Award state winners as wonderful examples of an entire industry that demonstrates its stewardship every day in the course of serving farmer-customers. Plant Doctors Crop Production Services, Vernalis, CA “We let the public know that we are truly stewards of the environment and are the

Creative Stewardship

City folks may think there isn’t much to look at during a road trip through North Dakota. But Mott Grain & Agronomy’s Todd Kautzman has been at work to change that. Between the stretches of highway that divide the state’s major cities sit billboards thanking the American farmer — billboards designed and paid for by

Six Steps To Stewardship

It’s a time-honored adage of those involved in American agriculture:  Leave the land better than you found it. But how do you carry out this mission in the face of the increasing demands of customers and the pressing need for retail business profitability? At Wisconsin River Agronomy, a full-service dealer based in Central Wisconsin, it

Built For Safety

Sitting on the outskirts of historic Bridgeton, NJ, GROWMARK FS, LLC is everything but old. The company broke ground at the location in September 2005 and opened its doors to the community in March 2006. Since plans for the location were developed, the goal has been improved security and environmental stewardship. “We built this facility

Environmental Respect Awards: 2008 State Winners

Editor’s Note: The Environmental Respect Awards are in their 18th year, honoring and celebrating agricultural environmentalism throughout the industry. Over the years, hundreds of retailers have been recognized for their efforts and CropLife magazine has been showcasing some of these facilities since 2001. This month, we profile retailers that have won 2008 state awards for