The Environmental Defense Fund advocates for sustainable agriculture, and have three major initiatives in the food industry they are working towards.
I wrote this tweet a couple of months back and it was quite a popular one: Ahh, Facebook Karen. The internet’s fictional character comparable to the expression of “that guy.” We all have that one friend … that one “Karen” or “that guy” who has to be the Debbie downer of the group, point out the […]
Despite the fact that agriculture and forestry are a net carbon sink, we should use practices that reduce emissions and sink carbon back into the Earth.
Even with agriculture advocacy today, we face many recurring questions and arguments, especially in terms of hot-button issues such as the environment.
John Deere has set its sights on a robust set of sustainability goals that the company and its employees will work to achieve by the end of fiscal year 2022. “The 2022 Sustainability Goals address John Deere’s commitment to an ever-changing world and the need to protect its most valuable resources – both natural and […]
Consumers often see organic food as an effective way to reduce their environmental impact, but that doesn’t always play out that way.
A third-generation rancher and industry leader in environmental stewardship has asked Congress to empower ranchers and local land managers by reducing the regulatory burdens they face. Today Niels Hansen, Secretary/Treasurer of the Public Lands Council and a member of NCBA, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to explain how onerous […]
Back in December 2015, Monsanto made a commitment to be carbon neutral by 2021, and after making several operational improvements and utilizing climate-smart modern agriculture tools and practices, the company has already got a good jump start at it. For example, Monsanto has already reduced its carbon footprint by more than 200,000 metric tons — […]