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 […]

Preparing for Sustainable Beef: Two Conditioning Challenges Changemakers Face

One of the most important components of creating change is the psychological concept of “classical conditioning” . Put simply, the idea behind conditioning is to understand a person’s unconscious response to a concept, this concept explains why we react the way we do – whether physically or emotionally – to the world around us. Ensuring that this unconscious […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ACAM Executive Q&A: Adam Putnam, CEO, Ducks Unlimited

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 Adam Putnam, CEO at Ducks Unlimited, a Founding Partner of ACAM.   Tell us a bit about yourself. What […]