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Environmental Stewardship - Stoney Point - 2009 Region IV Winner

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Uploaded on Jul 27, 2009

The 2009 Environmental Stewardship Region IV Award Winner - Stoney Point AgriCorp of Melissa, Texas, representing the National Cattlemens Beef Association Region IV, the South Central region, the multi-segmented operation was recognized at the 2009 Cattle Industry Summer Conference for its commitment to stewardship, conservation and for protection of natural resources. Stoney Point AgriCorp Inc. is a family-owned corporation with diversified companies involved in cattle feeding, dairy heifer growing, byproduct utilization, innovative feed processing, environmental waste management, turf grass farming and composting. To that effort, Mark and Stoney Point have implemented a number of practices aimed at protecting and improving the land upon which they make a living. These include:
Formed Alternative Feeds in 1999 to actively research and develop sources of alternative feeds that can be utilized in feeder cattle rations and in calf ranches to replace more traditional commodities. Alternative Feeds is responsible for the utilization of waste from the food industry, that would have gone into landfills, and converting it into feed for the various cattle operations. Developed run-off lagoons around the feedyard that provide habitat for a number of waterfowl species. Partnered with a turf-grass company to use nutrient-rich water from its retention ponds to irrigate 35 acres of turf-grass. A portion of the nutrient-rich manure is also used to improve top soil. Use manure in a joint venture with Hope Agri-Products to compost and bag organic matter for sale in many retail stores. Implemented grass filter strips to reduce sediment run-off.

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