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Scott and Elan Lees and their ranch managers have undertaken a host of stewardship efforts at Soderglen Ranches South.

Award-winning ranch builds conservation into its business plan

Soderglen Ranches South recognized for its environmental efforts with top stewardship award

Reading Time: 3 minutes Good stewardship is good business, say the winners of the 2021 Alberta Beef Producers Environmental Stewardship Award. “Environmental stewardship is simply a way of protecting the environment and our investment at the same time,” Elan Lees, business manager of Soderglen Ranches South, said in an email interview. “If we do it right, we may be […] Read more

Members of Soderglen Ranches team at their annual bull sale in February, which is held at the operation’s ranch near Airdrie.

Soderglen Ranches recognized for its innovation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Soderglen Ranches is a 2021 recipient of the Mark of Excellence Award given out by AgSights, a not-for-profit co-operative specializing in data capture in the food chain. The award is presented periodically to recognize exemplary contributions to livestock improvement and is named after progressive beef producer Mark Warren. Soderglen Ranches’ “commitment to excellence through innovation […] Read more