Tiessen Acres – Martin and Paul Tiessen
The Winner of the 2005 Conservation Farm Award was announced at the Essex Soil & Crop Improvement Association (ESCIA) Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2005. The award is presented each year to the farming operation which best display’s conservation minded farming practices from those nominated. The farms are graded on tillage practices, crop rotation, chemical use and storage, knowledge of fertility programs, BMP’s and overall farm maintenance. The winner is determined by a group of Directors from the ESCIA which visit each of the nominees farms and score the farms based on the CFA worksheet. This year the winner of the Conservation Farm Award is Tiessen Acres (Martin and Paul Tiessen) from Leamington.
Congratulations to the Tiessen’s and keep up the fine work!
The Essex Conservation Farm Award is sponsored annually by the Essex Soil and Crop Improvement Association, and the Essex Region Conservation Authority.