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 […]
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” […]
Regenerative ag targets aren’t about changing acres – they are about changing people. It is no secret that our world faces an immense crisis surrounding climate change and the degradation of natural resources. Realizing the potential positive impact that their supply chains can have, major companies are making headlines by announcing “regenerative ag” commitments with […]
We must prioritize the humanity of farmers in our change programming. Before they put their dirty boots on in the morning, farmers and ranchers are humans first. If we want to empower our nation’s agricultural system to be more regenerative, sustainable, equitable and inclusive — then we are talking about empowering them to do so. We […]
To use a sports analogy, what separates these organizations isn’t their business structure but rather their pre-race strategy. If sustainable agriculture acceleration were a rowing club, careful examination of these strategies would reveal which organizations resemble the action-oriented Harvard University rowing team speeding down the river, and which are meandering down the stream in a paddleboat.