For decades, preserving the soil has been a top priority in Nebraska. Farmers are committed to reducing their use of chemicals, retaining water, increasing yields, and capturing and storing carbon […]Read more
Gentle rolling sand dunes carpeted in grass as far as the eye can see, the landscape dotted here and there with cattle, and the Calamus River flowing peacefully in the background. This is the scene that greets you when you visit Shovel Dot Ranch - a 750-head cow-calf operation in the Sandhills. This unique terrain covering more than a quarter of Nebraska is regarded as the world’s most intact prairie, and five generations of the Buell family have worked hard to preserve their portion of it. Read Homer Buell’s story.Read more
In Nebraska, being a farmer carries weight, writes Filip Horácěk, business editor of Seznam Zprávy, the leading news website in the Czech Republic. Agriculture represents one-fifth of Nebraska’s GDP, and […]Read more
Creates Level Playing Field for Global On-Farm Sustainability Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ has achieved the highest level of equivalence against SAI Platform’s FSA 3.0 (Farm Sustainability […]Read more
When New Food editor Josh Minchin interviewed Nebraska’s first female director of agriculture Sherry Vinton, they covered a lot of ground. This included the challenges facing agriculture in the state, such as […]Read more
The role of improved animal genetic programs in combating the effects of climate change By Christina Ballard, grant writer, SMART Reproduction – a woman-owned biotech company specializing in small ruminant […]Read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched its Science and Research Strategy – a three-year vision for transforming U.S. agriculture through science and innovation. The strategy is USDA’s “answer to […]Read more
Louisiana is famous for many things – its Creole cuisine, bayous, alligators, and jazz scene are legendary. But, unbeknown to many, it is also an agricultural powerhouse, the premier gateway […]Read more
The Organic Trade Association’s Organic Leadership Awards recognize individuals making a tangible difference to the U.S. organic industry. For organic producers, the highest accolade is Farmer of the Year, which […]Read more
AIM for Climate Powers Ahead on the Road to COP28 The Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) – a collaboration between the United States and the United Arab […]Read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected USSA member The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) to establish the first National Intertribal Food Business Center. The Center will provide technical assistance and […]Read more
USDA’s $3.1 billion Partnerships for Climate Smart Commodities Program is officially underway as the first tranche of partners implement their projects and prepare to share their learnings via a new […]Read more
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