Specialty Crops

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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, who they purchase their inputs from, how much water they use for irrigation, how they managed farm reside and waste, and more.  The reason for this conversation starter is this: the value chain is changing....

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Insights

How Public-Private Partnership Drives Smarter Conservation Ag Delivery

How can you transition your public-private partnership from “nice people working together to help farmers and shared ecosystems” to “nice people helping farmers and ecosystems while learning together and driving...

Digital Ag is Sustainable Ag

The on-farm digital transition is central to achieving supply chain sustainability goals – here is how we can accelerate it. According to research produced by The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), nearly...

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Projects

Farmer Perspectives on Data

Several challenges prevent farmers from collecting and sharing data on their production practices with downstream supply chain organizations, such as food companies and retailers. This project undertook research in collaboration...

Annual Report Highlights Sustainability Insights and Progress in the Produce Sector

Whether exploring the sustainability progress of almond producers in California or peach growers in Georgia, The Packer is the industry’s premier produce industry brand. That’s why we teamed up with...

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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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