Reflections On 2021 U.S. Sustainable Ag Progress

As in 2020, life this year has required plenty of resilience. As sustainable ag professionals, we have continued to pivot and adjust to meet the needs of the moment. Yet here at Trust In Food™—and, we suspect, within your own organization—we’ve also experienced the joy of forward progress on behalf of farmers, ranchers, our many […]

Trust In Beef Joined By U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and Trust In Food sign letter of agreement to collaborate through Trust In Beef Program to empower beef producers. Lenexa, Kan., (Dec. 15, 2021) — The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) joins the Trust In BeefTM program as a Founding Partner and Technical Advisor. Trust In Beef is a new effort to empower beef producers to accelerate the adoption of […]

Key Takeaways From The 2021 Sustainable Ag Summit

My second business trip as director of America’s Conservation Ag Movement (ACAM) took me 1,500 miles from the mostly harvested corn and soybean fields of southeastern Iowa to the annual Sustainable Ag Summit and Dairy Sustainability Alliance fall meetings in Las Vegas.  I was excited about the opportunity to renew old acquaintances, discover new partnerships […]

Thank A Farmer, Today And Every Day

I’m sure I’m not the only one eagerly awaiting the Thanksgiving holiday this week. It is my very favorite. In fact, it’s my version of heaven: the daylong cooking, the delicious food, the surrounding company of loved ones and pie. I often think about the bounty of food I can access, not only for this […]

Wisconsin Farmer Brad Clark Shares Climate Positive Tips For Producers, Trusted Advisers

The dairy and row-crop farmer will speak at a free virtual Corteva event Nov. 17, 2021, focused on connecting farmers to consumers with regenerative agriculture. A series of extreme rains prompted Wisconsin farmer Brad Clark to change the way he operates and begin integrating more regenerative practices. The transition began three years ago on the […]

Tapping the Trusted Adviser Network

It has been a busy month of conferences and presentations in the world of sustainable agriculture. Last week, I had the privilege to present – in person!  – at the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers meeting. In October, I was with the Ag Retailers Association talking with their members about what Farm […]