USDA to Allow Producers to Request Voluntary Termination of CRP Contract May 26, 2022

    🕔May 26, 2022
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) participants who are in the final year of their CRP contract to request voluntary termination of their CRP contract […]

    Biden Proposals to Incentivize Increased U.S. Ag Production Due to Ukraine-Russia Conflict May 11, 2022

    🕔May 11, 2022
    Update 5/11/22: The $500 million to incentivize production of food commodities was dropped from the larger aid package soon after this article was published. The important policy considerations related to […]

    U.S. vs. E.U. – Battle Over Ag, Food Systems – DTN Dec 11, 2020

    🕔Dec 11, 2020
    Kip Tom, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture (FAO), told farmers Wednesday they need to understand the growing debate between the U.S. and Europe […]

    Ohio Researcher And World Food Price Winner: Re-Carbonize The Soil – DTN Oct 16, 2020

    🕔Oct 16, 2020
    Rattan Lal, a soil scientist from Ohio State University and the 2020 World Food Prize laureate, makes his case that agriculture globally must take better care of its most valuable […]

    Farmland Loss May Endanger Food Supply – DTN Oct 16, 2020

    🕔Oct 16, 2020
    The world will lose about 250 million crop production acres by 2050, according to estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The possibility of losing the […]

    Can Africa Feed Itself? EU and U.S. Espouse Different Visions – DTN Feb 25, 2020

    🕔Feb 25, 2020
    In his role as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome, Indiana farmer Kip Tom is fully plugged into the world’s food and agricultural […]

    Reconnecting The Farmer To The Food – Commentary Feb 4, 2020

    🕔Feb 4, 2020
    The adage that “the customer is always right” has never been truer than it is today, especially with regard to food and agriculture. We grew up in an era when […]

    Ag Robotics – English University Offering Doctorates Feb 4, 2019

    🕔Feb 4, 2019
    The world’s first Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) for agri-food robotics is being established by the University of Lincoln, UK, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the University […]

    Feeding the World – The Fix isn’t Just About Food Production – Commentary Oct 24, 2018

    🕔Oct 24, 2018
    A book that we have recently read, No Small Hope: Towards the universal provision of basic goods by Kenneth Reinert, makes the argument that there is a minimal set of basic […]

    New Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security Nov 14, 2017

    🕔Nov 14, 2017
    A new map was released today detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are […]


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