Nate Birt

Nate

Birt

Vice President

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Farmer-centered communication, carbon markets, biodiversity and wildlife habitat, state and federal conservation policy, conservation nonprofit landscape

Nate Birt is Vice President of Farm Journal’s Trust In Food. He leads the day-to-day operations of America’s Conservation Ag Movement, a national public-private partnership that empowers collaborators to leverage Farm Journal’s 145+ years of market trust and farmer-to-farmer networks to accelerate adoption of regenerative practices, products and technologies.

Nate previously served as managing editor of Top Producer, Farm Journal’s CEO brand serving 120,000 farm executives. He began his career at Farm Journal in 2012 as assistant machinery editor and social media editor.

Before joining Farm Journal, Nate worked as a journalist in consumer media. His portfolio includes work for AOL/Patch.com, the Boonville (Mo.) Daily News, the Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera, the Columbia Missourian, the Columbia (Mo.) Tribune, Credit Sesame, the Detroit Free Press, ScribbleLive, Social5, The Washington Post and Visual.ly.

Nate is the author of “Frozen, But Not Forgotten: An Adoptive Dad’s Step-by-Step Guide to Embryo Adoption,” and has appeared as a guest on The Eric Metaxas Show. He holds a master’s degree in journalism and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Julie, are parents to four children and many chickens, cats and a dog. They aspire to farm 8 acres in rural, northeastern Missouri.

Articles by

Nate

Birt

Four Specialty Crop Sustainability Insights From My California Trip

At the risk of hyperbole, literally everything about California agriculture is different from farming in any other part of the U.S. Well, maybe not everything. In fact, after spending a...

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....

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...

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