News and stories about sustainability
A unique tool that places farm sustainability insights into the hands of growers was launched this year by Syngenta.
The Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program is sharing its “Good to be Soy” message with Fighting Illini fans in their fall and winter sports lineup. ISA hosted a “Good to be Soy” tailgate within the Grange Grove quadrant next to Memorial Stadium before kickoff.
Not everyone in agriculture shares the same definitions of sustainable or regenerative agriculture. But most will agree these efforts include environmental, economic and social practices to ensure we have — and will continue to have — the water, materials and resources needed.
It amazes me how many people believe that sustainability is a new concept in agriculture. Those of you involved in production agriculture know sustainability is necessary to keep doing what you are doing.
The strength of Farm Bureau is on full display when we speak with our one united voice and come to the table to address the challenges we face at the local, state and national level. And it’s our strength and unity that has made us such a trusted voice for agriculture in our nati
A Heartland Community College class used a 75-acre farm as its textbook. Heartland’s introduction to regenerative agriculture class toured Epiphany Farms to see firsthand a working farm and event venue that focuses on sustainability and a farm-to-fork concept.
It’s rare to find one Midwestern academic publicly questioning the economic and environmental impacts of ethanol.
I inherited my parents’ passion for taking care of land, protecting the water and providing wildlife refuge. Visitors to our farm are often surprised to learn this commitment to sustainability goes back to the 1950s. The same is true on many generational farms across the country.
Almost four years after the project was announced, designs for a $23 million sustainability center at Northern Illinois University have received the go-ahead from the state of Illinois.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy have signed a memorandum of understanding to continue working toward the dairy industry’s 2050 environmental stewardship goals.