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Exploring Resilience in Agriculture
Learn about the key themes that emerged at the Farm Foundation Round Table program in Florida, which took place on January 12 to 14, 2022.
2022 Agricultural Scholars Announced
Meet the graduate-level scholars who will engage in government and agricultural policy work with a year-long series of intensive, hands-on learning experiences.
Farm Foundation Cultivators Announced
Meet the students who will be joining us at Round Table this January as part of the Farm Foundation Cultivators Program.
2022 Agricultural Economics Trade Fellow Announced
Amanda Countryman, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Colorado State University (CSU), has been named Farm Foundation's first Agricultural Economics Trade Fellow.
Access the Forum Recording and Slides
The December 16 Farm Foundation Forum, "2022 Economic Outlook for Agriculture," provided a look ahead at what farmers, agribusiness leaders, and others in the food and ag sectors can expect to see with respect to ag markets, trade, equipment, and the economics of rising input costs in 2022.
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.
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.