Privately-owned global food company Cargill is supporting farmer-led efforts to adopt regenerative agriculture practices across 10 million acres (four million hectares) of North American farmland in the next ten years….
Hank Campbell, founder of Science 2.0, and author of the best-selling Science Left Behind, believes that a real world problem is the alarming amount of effort that environmental activists have…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is contacting 25,000 farmers and ranchers to take part in a national survey that will more accurately measure the environmental benefits associated with conservation practices on agricultural land.
Andrea and Cliff Sensenig run Sensenig Dairy, a 100-cow farm in Kirkwood, Pennsylvania. As part of their commitment to sustainability, they installed an anaerobic digester to covert manure into power, reducing greenhouse gas emissions equal to removing 206 cars from the road.
The U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA) was the featured booth at SIAL Canada when U.S. Ambassador Bruce Hayman cut the ribbon to officially open the USA Pavilion on Wednesday April 13 in Montreal.
Some of the world’s most unique cacti, reptiles and plants reside right here in the United States among our nation’s lush watersheds and rangelands.
When the lights were finally dimmed on the six-month world fair – EXPO Milano 2015 – in Italy some six million visitors had passed through the USA Pavilion making it one of the most visited Pavilions of the 140 countries at EXPO.
Over the past six years, USDA has worked with private landowners to implement voluntary conservation practices that conserve and clean the water we drink. Examples of results achieved by USDA’s investments include
As the summer growing season comes to a close and harvest season nears, farmers across the country begin gathering their crops to sort, package and sell, and preparing their fields for colder months to come. Farming is a difficult profession, but an immensely important one.
“Other than my family, there is nothing I treasure more than my farm.” A lot has changed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 325 years, but corn is still a staple crop, and the Councell family still farms in Talbot County.
A rapidly emerging food marketing trend is the concept of “sustainable production.” Sustainability is not clearly defined and therefore means something different to each participant in the value chain.
The USA Rice Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU), and more than 40 collaborating partners are pleased that the “Rice Stewardship Partnership – Sustaining the Future of Rice” project was selected for support by USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).