Awards & Applications


 Leopold Award 

The Leopold Conservation Awards recognize landowners actively committed to a land ethic. Working with prominent state conservation partners, Sand County Foundation presents the award, which consists of $10,000 and a Leopold crystal, in settings that showcase the landowners’ achievements among their peers.  



Young Cattlemen's Conference  

The Young Cattlemen’s Conference is a comprehensive, nationwide tour of various industry sectors designed to enhance leadership skills in young cattle producers and provide a better understanding of our industry ranging from industry structure to issues management, and from production research to marketing. The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association’s Leadership Recruitment Committee will select one person to represent the organization at the 2020 conference. The individual selected will be responsible for their own one-way plane tickets to Denver, CO and home from Washington, DC. They are also asked to provide an item for the PAC auction fundraiser held during the conference.