<strong>Farmer Panel: Climate-Smart Program Rewards Must Outweigh Risks To Earn Grower Participation</strong>
When an attendee of the 2023 Trust In Food Symposium addressed the three farmers speaking on stage this Monday, he said what other members of the audience likely were thinking. “You all are hitting us with a dose of reality that I believe is badly needed in the conservation community,” the audience member said. He […]
This guest commentary was written by Kevin Allison, urban soil health specialist with the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in Indiana. Allison and colleagues participated in a soil health-focused farm tour supported by America’s Conservation Ag Movement (ACAM). Trust In Food organizes ACAM alongside Farm Journal Foundation with financial and technical support […]
Lenexa, Kan., (Nov. 28, 2022) – Trust In Beef™ announced that Syngenta has joined as a partner of the collaborative value chain program helping ranchers integrate climate-smart agriculture systems into their operations while sharing their learnings and success stories. “We are elated to welcome this world-class organization to the table as we work to […]
Across the U.S., beef producers are taking the next step on their sustainability journey. To highlight the voice of those making a difference, Trust In Beef™ proudly introduces a video series spotlighting the collaborative value chain program’s partners. In this video, Trust In Beef™ features rancher and U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) 2021/22 Chair […]
Across the U.S., beef producers are taking the next step on their sustainability journey. To highlight the voice of those making a difference, Trust In Beef™ proudly introduces a video series spotlighting the collaborative value chain program’s partners. In this video, watch as Dr. Justin Welsh, executive director of U.S. livestock technical services from Merck […]
Tracy Zink builds on the legacy of previous generations to implement climate-smart practices that optimize her water and save her soils.
Data collection, management, and validation will require third parties to be trusted liaisons between producers and buyers. USDA’s $1-billion Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Program will require new infrastructure so production systems can measure and monitor on-farm activity to create transparency and authenticity behind climate claims. Input companies and technology providers play a role in supporting […]
Regeneration is a long-term vision, and in the short term, practices must make sense for the crop, field and operation.
McKaskle Family Farm finds ways to prove additionality in its long-standing regenerative operation. Steve McKaskle of McKaskle Family Farm says the best way to survive the future is to create it, and that’s why he’s on the bleeding edge of agronomic practices that fit into a larger vision he has for U.S. agriculture. “American […]
Q&A With Idaho Dairymen’s Association CEO Rick Naerebout And Dairy West Vice President Of Sustainability Marissa Watson
Dairy producers turn to their peers for insights on new sustainability practices and technologies while balancing environmental stewardship with daily priorities.