Farm Foundation leverages the power of collaboration between food and agricultural stakeholders to advance agriculture in positive ways. Our unique approach combines the trust and reliability of a “think tank” with the impact and urgency of a “do tank.”Learn More
The Latest from Farm Foundation
Latest Forum - Keeping the Farm Together: Issues and Impacts of Current Tax Proposals
In this Farm Foundation Forum, we explored possible federal tax changes on agriculture and rural estate planning.
Nominations for the 2022 Agricultural Scholars Program are open through Nov. 30.
Farm Foundation’s Ag Scholars Program is a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS).
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Data Interoperability in Agriculture
High-level overview of data interoperability and its role in creating a productive, resilient, and innovative agriculture system.
Non-Permanence of Conservation Practices and Carbon Markets
Plastina and Sawadgo highlight the non-permanence of two annual conservation practices in the I-States; findings suggest that farmers planting cover crops and using no-till would face non-trivial probabilities of being penalized over the life of a multi-year carbon contract.
THRIVE Africa Pitch Event to boost new solutions for global food challenges
Innovation is needed to improve agriculture and food systems worldwide, and an effort between Farm Foundation, Purdue University and THRIVE Africa will help startup organizations put creative solutions into action.
The Regenerative Ranching Data Round Up
Continuing Farm Foundation’s work to advance data interoperability in agriculture, The Mixing Bowl, Purdue OATS, Centricity, and other collaborators hosted the Regenerative Ranching Data Round Up on August 24, 2021.
Turning Ideas Into Action
Since 1933, Farm Foundation has united diverse perspectives and non-partisan objectivity to advance agriculture. We do more than collaborate. We motivate momentum to achieve tangible results that address the urgent issues facing our industry, including the following:
The stresses of farming have an enormous impact on farm workers. Farm Foundation creates practical solutions for all aspects of wellbeing, including mental, physical and financial health.Learn More
We’re examining how to best leverage new technologies, such as big data, internet connectivity, drones, DNA scans, gene editing and precision agriculture, for positive social and economic results.Learn More
Conservation and Sustainability
We build bridges with regulators, producers and consumers to create workable solutions that protect and improve natural resources.Learn More
Market Development and Access
From well-developed trade agreements to improved infrastructure, we’re bringing people together to make sure we meet consumer demand for food, fuel and industrial products.Learn More
Here’s What We’re Working on Now
Advancing Data Interoperability in Agriculture
We aim to scale the practical application of the digital exchange of information in ag production systems across the value chain.
Farm Family Wellness Alliance
Providing farm families with access to confidential, pre-paid, ongoing mental health and wellness services.
Trade Resource Center
Improve your knowledge and understanding of the key trade issues affecting food and ag.