Ricky Dollison is a fourth-generation Black American farmer from Poulan in Worth County, Georgia. He is the proud owner of Dollison Farms, a 220-acre operation established by his grandfather almost […]Read more
Dr. Chris Calkins, Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, argues that strong, sustainable trading relationships are based on fact. The key is having a genuinely distinctive product and effectively […]Read more
The Animal Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has become the 26th member of the U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA). The world’s largest organization devoted to representing the business, legislative, and regulatory interests of […]Read more
Since the release of the 2022 Census of Agriculture on 13 February (2024), analysts and industry watchers have pored over more than 600 data points about America’s farms and ranches. […]Read more
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a voluntary, farm-level sustainability program, has tripled its membership in just three years while delivering continuous sustainability improvements. According to its third annual report, growers […]Read more
Steve Wellman, a grain and cattle farmer and former Director of Agriculture for Nebraska, is a strong advocate of research, innovation, and conservation. He practices no-till, grows genetically modified corn […]Read more
Thanks to partnerships and research supported by their checkoff investments, U.S. soy farmers continue to innovate and operate more sustainably on and off the farm. The 2023 U.S. Soy Sustainability […]Read more
U.S. Wheat Associates, a USSA member, has launched Stories of Stewardship – a video series in which U.S. wheat farmers share their long-standing commitment to sustainability. The first episode showcases the conservation […]Read more
Farming and ranching in the United States is a family affair. As of 2022, 97% of farms are family farms accounting for 90% of total production – an 8.4% increase […]Read more
…But Not at the Expense of Feeding the World Criticism that food trade contributes to climate change is exaggerated, writes Krysta Harden, president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export […]Read more
Field to Market: the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture has received USDA funding to provide financial support to U.S. farmers and accelerate their adoption of climate-smart agriculture. The multi-million-dollar Climate-Smart Agriculture […]Read more
As the U.S. dairy industry works towards ambitious environmental stewardship goals, farmers like Walt Moore are looking at ways to scale back and reuse water. Thanks to continuous innovation and […]Read more
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