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

How To Hook Gen Z On U.S. Dairy

Authentic storytelling and virtual outreach are among the strategies dairy farmers can use to build relationships with this influential customer base, says Serena Schaffner, senior vice president of communications at Dairy Management Inc.

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.

U.S. Pork Seeks To Reduce GHGs 40% By 2030, Announces On-Farm Sustainability Report For Producers

Developed by pig farmers, the effort seeks to reduce the time and data-input needs of producers while illustrating continuous improvement across six We Care® Ethical Principles.

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