ACAM Executive Q&A: Norma Ritz-Johnson, Executive Director, United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Throughout 2021, Trust In Food is inviting leaders of the Foundational Partners of America’s Conservation Ag Movement to share their vision for the future of conservation and sustainability in U.S. agriculture. In this post, we spotlight Norma Ritz-Johnson, Executive Director at United Sorghum Checkoff Program, a Founding Partner of ACAM. Tell us a bit about […]

What It Means To Be A Supportive Change Agent

It’s not hyperbole to say that there is more attention on agriculture, and what it means in practice to be sustainable or regenerative, than there has been in human history. With companies like Walmart, General Mills, Cargill, The Fertilizer Institute, IndigoAg, and so many more rolling out iterations of “acres converted to sustainable ag practices” […]

ACAM Executive Q&A: Curt Blades And Megan Tanel, Association Of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)

Throughout 2021, Trust In Food is inviting leaders of the Foundational Partners of America’s Conservation Ag Movement to share their vision for the future of conservation and sustainability in U.S. agriculture. In this post, we spotlight Association Of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) leaders Curt Blades, senior vice president of agriculture services and forestry, and Megan Tanel, […]

Trust In Food™ Introduces New ACAM Director

Veteran conservationist and fourth-generation Iowa row-crop farmer Ryan Heiniger has joined the Trust In Food™ team in the new role of America’s Conservation Ag Movement (ACAM) director. Before joining Trust In Food™, Heiniger served for eight years as a leader at Pheasants Forever, most recently as director of agriculture and director of operations for the […]

Wanted: Regenerative Ag Leaders Seeking To Make A Difference In 2022

Are you looking for opportunities to make a difference in regenerative food and agriculture? Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ team is growing rapidly, and we’re seeking talented regenerative ag professionals committed to producer-led acceleration of regenerative farming and ranching. That might sound like a pretty broad brush of an ask, and that’s because it is. […]

The Importance of Communicating Your Sustainability Story

During Farm Journal’s 2021 Sustainable Produce Summit that took place earlier this month, a key theme of effectively communicating sustainable food and agriculture stories to consumers came through again and again. As specialty crop growers and food retailers make changes to meet both environmental needs and consumer requests, there have been hits and misses in […]

ACAM Executive Q&A: Jon Doggett, CEO, National Corn Growers Association

Throughout 2021, Trust In Food is inviting leaders of the Founding Partners of America’s Conservation Ag Movement to share their vision for the future of conservation and sustainability in U.S. agriculture. In this post, we spotlight Jon Doggett, CEO at National Corn Growers Association.   Tell us a bit about yourself. How did you arrive […]

ACAM Executive Q&A: Rajan Gajaria, EVP for Business Platforms, Corteva

Throughout 2021, Trust In Food is inviting leaders of the Foundational Partners of America’s Conservation Ag Movement to share their vision for the future of conservation and sustainability in U.S. agriculture. In this post, we spotlight Rajan Gajaria, executive vice president for business platforms at Corteva Agriscience, an ACAM partner.   Tell us a bit […]

Colorado River Drought: What Sustainable Ag Executives Should Know

Western water expert Aaron Derwingson of The Nature Conservancy will speak at Farm Journal’s upcoming Sustainable Produce Summit happening Sept. 13-17, 2021, on the challenges and opportunities for water conservation and innovation. As extremely dry conditions persist along the Colorado River Basin, water specialists such as The Nature Conservancy’s Aaron Derwingson of Salida, Colo., are […]