Tracy Zink builds on the legacy of previous generations to implement climate-smart practices that optimize her water and save her soils.
Lawrence Conyer explores how conservation practices have helped him build resiliency, grow at scale and generate the best agronomic and financial conditions for his operation.
Regeneration is a long-term vision, and in the short term, practices must make sense for the crop, field and operation.
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.
If you are permitted to travel for business this winter and feel comfortable doing so, I hope you’ll consider joining me and the Trust In Food team at our fifth annual Symposium happening Feb. 14-16 in Nashville. This year’s theme is “Climate-Smart State Of Mind: Partnering For Progress,” a nod to the national conversation about […]
Most columns published in early January will contain a list of resolutions or outlooks for the New Year, but not this one. Not because I don’t have lists and hopes for 2022, quite the contrary. Instead, I’d like to spotlight, thanks in part due to some great threads on social media, the role of community […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this free resource, you’ll get a firsthand look at what U.S. row-crop and livestock farmers and ag retailers say works for them when it comes to using data and technology to drive on-farm decision making. We led four focus groups to glean insights for farmers and ag retailers curious about using data to build […]