Women play a vital role in American agriculture. More than half (51%) of all farming operations in the United States have at least one female operator, according to the 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey.Read more
The new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities initiative will provide targeted funding to “expand market opportunities for climate-smart commodities to increase the competitive advantage of American producers”.Read more
In this exclusive article, SIGWATCH Head of Research Charlotte Moore explains more about this emerging trend, what it means for the agriculture sector and how it can mitigate the risk.Read more
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack underscored the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s support for President Biden’s whole-of-government approach to combating climate change and supporting rural livelihoods.Read more
This month (September), visitors to the London Design Museum will be able to see the results of American Hardwood Export Council’s collaboration with leading design magazine Wallpaper.Read more
America the Beautiful outlines President Biden’s vision for a voluntary nationwide effort to conserve 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. But how much will change given that American farmers have been focused on stewardship of the land for decades?Read more
It will provide support through its voluntary Conservation Reserve Program and invest more than $376 million.Read more
Supported by more than a century of environmental sustainability regulation, the U.S. shows that it shares the world’s values through innovation, improvement, and a legacy of commitment to global sustainability.Read more
Fifty-eight standards covering a wide range of practices, from irrigation water management to composting facilities, have been updated to increase flexibility and incorporate new technologies.Read more
An in-depth look at the various laws in place to protect the softwood industry and ensure that forests in the U.S. are economically, socially and biologically sustainable.Read more
Research from the University of California, Davis suggests that whole orchard recycling for California almonds, when old orchard trees are ground, chipped and turned back into the soil before new […]Read more
USDA will stimulate innovation so that American agriculture can achieve the shared goal of increasing U.S. agricultural production by 40 percent while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in […]Read more
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