Sustainability Newsletter

May 2019 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: On U.S. dairy farms, water is typically safely reused as many as five or six times.

  • sustainable consumer productsThree Decades of U.S. Rice Sustainability
  • U.S. Census of Agriculture 2017: Good News for Sustainability
  • The Latest Facts on Dairy
  • Innovative Consortium Tackles Food Loss and Waste
  • New LCA Clarifies Sustainability of U.S. Beef
  • Marketing Sustainability Makes Business Sense
  • A Sustainable Future with AI

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February 2019 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: U.S. rice farmers provide 35% of the food resources needed each year for migrating waterfowl in critical flyways in the U.S.

  • Maddie Sustainable SeafoodThe EU Adopts U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol for Biofuels
  • U.S.’ Largest Food Company and NGO Partner on Sustainable Food Strategy
  • Maddie’s Sustainable Seafood
  • 2019 Oxford Farming Conference
  • Prioritizing Animal Safety in Ag
  • U.S. Rice Fact Sheet

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December 2018 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: Some 50% of animal parts considered inedible by Americans are rendered into useful products such as soil conditioners and non-chemical fertilizers.

  • almondAlmond Board of California Invests $6.8 Million in Innovation Research Projects
  • Corn Farmers & Environmental NGO Join for One-of-a-Kind Partnership
  • Smart Irrigation Technology
  • Sustainable Ag at Hultgren Farms
  • Sustainability Policy Myth (hint: it’s not a “trend”)
  • U.S. Rendering Fact Sheet

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November 2018 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: Compared to 1960, United States’ egg producers use 32% less water to produce a dozen eggs.

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Render: Tackling Food Loss farmers
  • Rendering & Leather Reduce Environmental Impact
  • 5 Facts About Sustainable Ag
  • EU Buys More US Nuts
  • More than Soy Butter
  • U.S. Poultry & Eggs Fact Sheet

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October 2018 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: Peanut roots can reach two meters into the soil allowing access to large banks of water, thus reducing the amount of irrigation water needed.

  • Science from the Field to the Benefit of the Planet: Action is NOW
    soil sustainability
  • Here’s How America Uses Its Land
  • Soil in Sustainability
  • Cotton Farmer Focus [Video]
  • Sustainability in Five Languages
  • U.S. Peanuts Fact Sheet

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September 2018 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: There are more than 19,500 organic operations in the U.S., representing an approximate increase of 250% since 2002.

  • Farming: There’s an App for That 100 Years of US Conservation
  • Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy: 10 Years of Sustainability Achievement
  • 100+ Years of Conservation
  • Sustainability Myths & Truths
  • U.S. Rice: Focus on the Farmer
  • U.S. Organic Fact Sheet

View September 2018 Newsletter


July 2018 Sustainability Newsletter:

Did You Know?: Every year, American hardwood forests store about the equivalent of 165 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, approximately equal to the energy used in 17 million homes in one year.

  • Biotech Benefits Sustainability sustainable farming practices rice industry
  • U.S. Dairy: Achieving High-Level Animal Care
  • Rice Farmers Earn Recognition
  • Women of Sustainable Farming
  • Water in the Beef Supply Chain
  • U.S. Hardwood Fact Sheet

View July 2018 Newsletter


June 2018 Sustainability Newsletter

Did You Know?: Dry beans are nitrogen fixers, meaning they return nutrients to the soil.

  • U.S. Sustainability Alliance at UK’s Footprint Forum U.S. sustainable dry beans
  • U.S. Sustainability Alliance Featured in Farmers Guardian
  • Mitigating Climate Risk in Ag
  • Consumers Think of Sustainability (survey)
  • The Joy of Almonds is Bees
  • U.S. Dry Beans Fact Sheet

View June 2018 Newsletter


December 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

  • Sustainability Solutions Across the Country  Cropland distribution
  • Organic Production Grows in the U.S.
  • Cropland Map Helps Sustainability
  • Changes to E.U. Farm Support
  • Strengthening the Supply Chain
  • U.S. Organic Fact Sheet

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November 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

  • Responsible Management of Sustainability David Kostelancik
  • Fostering Soil Health
  • A Cornerstone of Agriculture
  • Sustainable Wheat Farming
  • Ag-Tech: A New Era
  • U.S. Hide & Leather Fact Sheet

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October 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

  • Improvement is the Story of the American Farmer  USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue talks with the BBC 
  • Water Quality is a Responsibility
  • U.S. Cotton’s Sustainability Goals
  • Responsible Lobster Harvesting
  • 10 Facts about U.S. Agriculture

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September 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

  • The American Farmer’s Way of Life American Farmers Way of Life
  • Sustainability is Here to Stay
  • Soil on Both Sides of the Atlantic
  • A Century and Counting of American Sustainability
  • Soybean Oil Tires
  • U.S. History of Conservation

View September Newsletter

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