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.
As a small organic farmer, I got a kick out of of a recent article Janna with big tractor advertising ‘Farming Camp’ for little ones. We used to go to
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.
Rai Expo published the video interview to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Michael Scuse and the U.S. Sustainability Alliance’s David Green at the USA Pavilion during the U.S. Sustainability Alliance event at
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).
A recent study found that the United States could assist the European Union (EU) to meet its 2020 policy goals for increased renewable energy and reduced greenhouse gas emissions
U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA) Senior Technical Advisor, David Green, provided an overview of the Alliance and the ongoing efforts on conservation and sustainability of U.S. agriculture, forestry and fisheries to nearly 60 visitors at the USA Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015.
Count to 25 slowly and that’s the number of seconds it takes for the forest to replace the American white oak logs used for the solid decking on the upper floor of USA Pavilion at Expo Milano…