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Bridging ag’s digital divide

Farm-level production data is no magic panacea for climate change or agriculture’s sustainability problems. But, increased data collection and sharing can play a critical role in addressing the challenges we face reshaping the American agricultural sector to be more sustainable, resilient, and equitable. Increased data collection levels at the farm level empower farmers to make better decisions while increased data flows throughout the supply chain unlock...

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U.S. Sorghum Doubles Down On Sustainability Focus

There’s plenty of excitement in regenerative agriculture circles about the environmental potential of new perennial grains under development by organizations such as The Land Institute—and rightly so. Yet a longtime...

3 Strategies To Accelerate Regenerative Product And Service Adoption

To use a sports analogy, what separates these organizations isn't their business structure but rather their pre-race strategy. If sustainable agriculture acceleration were a rowing club, careful examination of these strategies would reveal which organizations resemble the action-oriented Harvard University rowing team speeding down the river, and which are meandering down the stream in a paddleboat.

The American Rancher

How the old-school cowboy identity can adapt to a connected world and play the crucial role in the future of sustainable beef.  In a world with self-driving cars and smartphones,...

Building Farmer Peer Learning Networks

THE ISSUE: How to best leverage farmers’ most trusted and preferred way of learning to increase conservation? Research consistently demonstrates that farmers learn best from other farmers, whether the subject...

Sustainable produce is about more than just in-the-ground practices

One of the first things I talk to specialty crop producers about is how they keep their records. And not just their financial records but records of their on-farm practices,...

Activating change: A case study

Trust in Food works with many organizations that want to reach farmers to encourage them do something differently- start or increase use of conservation ag practices, increase irrigation use efficiency,...

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Resources

Farmer Perspectives on Data - 2021
Understanding how farmers feel about data collection and sharing
New Case for Animal ID
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Growing for the Future Report
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