Jul 13, 2021
F.L. Sipes Farms of Ekron is the recipient of the 2021 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award®.
The prestigious award, given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, recognizes extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation and management of natural resources by American farmers, ranchers and foresters in 23 states.
In Kentucky, the $10,000 award is presented annually by Sand County Foundation, national sponsor American Farmland Trust, and state partners: Kentucky Agricultural Council, and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.
Fred L. Sipes, who received $10,000 and a crystal award for being selected, accepted the award at the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts’ 77th Annual Meeting in Lexington.