When Jesús López Colmenarejo, a leading agrifood journalist from Grupo Editorial Agrícola in Madrid, Spain, visited Louisiana last year, his eyes were opened to the reality of sustainable U.S. agriculture.Read more
He launched the first projects in U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) $3.1 billion Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program.Read more
Funding awardees include the University of Arkansas, which received $5 million for a project to deliver scalable and intelligent automation in poultry processing using the latest technologies in areas including robotics, digital sensing, and artificial intelligence.Read more
In honor of Women’s History Month this March and International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the women who are making a difference and championing excellence in farming, forestry, and fisheries.Read more
Under the proposed rule, voluntary “Product of USA” or “Made in the USA” label claims can only be used on meat, poultry, and egg products derived from animals born, raised, slaughtered, and processed in the United States.Read more
Maine forests already absorb about 70% of the state’s annual fossil fuel emissions. But a new study has found that the state’s commercial forest landowners could increase annual carbon storage by at least 20% over the next 60 years while maintaining timber harvest levels.Read more
Current food production, distribution, and consumption patterns could add around 1 degree Celsius to global warming by 2100 and risk exceeding the internationally agreed 1.5C temperature target. Those are the […]Read more
The Awards annually recognize outstanding beef and dairy producers, marketers, and educators that uphold the BQA commitment to food safety, animal welfare, and beef quality.Read more
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and European Union Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski recently visited Lippy Brothers, a family-owned and operated grain and vegetable farm in Hampstead, Maryland.Read more
To mark Black History Month, we profile the fifth-generation Black-owned family farm supplying Target with sustainable cotton as part of the Target Forward sustainability strategy.Read more
This initiative enables corn farmers to share their sustainable production practices and the regulations they adhere to with international markets, highlighting their alignment with increasingly climate-focused requirements.Read more
Such reductions can be achieved by opting for more efficient feeds and production areas and restoring forests in areas where production is inefficient.Read more
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