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The Latest from Farm Foundation
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.
Nominations are open for the Farm Foundation Agricultural Economics Trade Fellowship
The Agricultural Economics Trade Fellowship is a year-long program for one post-Ph.D. agricultural economist with a specialization in ag markets and trade.
Nominations for the Farm Foundation’s Cultivators program are now open.
Farm Foundation will select up to six undergraduate or graduate students from accredited North American colleges or universities to participate in the January 2022 Farm Foundation Round Table meeting, which takes place Jan. 11-14, 2022 in Delray Beach, Fl.
Nominations for the 2022 Agricultural Scholars Program are now open.
Farm Foundation’s Ag Scholars Program is a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS).
Data Interoperability in Agriculture
High-level overview of data interoperability and its role in creating a productive, resilient, and innovative agriculture system.
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.
Farm Family Wellness Alliance Expands to Illinois
All Illinois farm families now have access to free mental health and wellness services.
Adding Conservation Practices to Farm Leases
When adding conservation practices to a farm lease, it is critical to put it in writing.
Do Cost-Share Payments Increase Cover Crop Area?
Our Agricultural Economics Fellow explores the answer on our blog.
Jerome Lyman Elected to Lead Farm Foundation Board
Dan Basse was elected Vice Chair; two new directors were also appointed.
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.