Practical Farmers of Iowa is working to build resilient farms and communities by diversifying the state’s agriculture landscape.
Data from the USDA’s Census of Agriculture influences decisions that will shape the future of food and farming systems in the United States.
Young farmer are advocating for changes that will allow them to develop resilient regional food systems that benefit people and the land.
When fifth generation farmer Joe Mickelson transitioned to small-scale diversification, he discovered that raising pigs in the open air was a new—and much more enjoyable—experience.
Data from the 2022 National Young Farmer Survey will inform advocacy efforts to build more equitable farm systems.
Through sustainable practices, Niman Ranch Farmers Cody and Morgan Wickerham are farming for a better food system for today and the future.
Kathleen Merrigan, Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, talks about the need to support rural communities, young farmers, and the future of the U.S. Department of Agriculture under a new administration.