Farm Foundation in the News
May 2020: Agri-Pulse featured an op-ed by President and CEO Shari Rogge-Fidler on the need for more support for beginning farmers and ranchers. The May 2020 Advancing Digital Agriculture and Conservation Workshop appeared in AgWired, Purdue University Department of Agriculture web page and Soil & Water Conservation Society e-calendar. The Young Farmer Accelerator Program call for nominations was published in the Leader-Telegram, AgWired, Oregon Wheat and US Wheat Associates. The Young Agri-Food Leaders Network call for nominations appeared in AgriMarketing, NewsDakota, Leader-Telegram, Ag Central Network and Washington Ag Network.
April 2020: DTN/The Progressive Farmer published Rogge-Fidler’s op ed on the impacts of COVID-19 on farms, farmers and rural communities. The April 2020 Forum Challenges & Opportunities for Agriculture in a Post-Pandemic World garnered mentions in numerous publications including: Lancaster Farming, IEG Policy Agribusiness, Daily Herd Management, Agri-Pulse Daybreak, AgWeb and Successful Farming. The Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Project call for papers landed mentions in AgWired, Morning Ag Clips and AAEA blog.
March 2020: EIN Newsdesk wrote an article about gene editing, including information about the Farm Foundation-sponsored report on consumer attitudes about gene editing. Lancaster Farming posted a piece about the March Forum on “Consumer Attitudes about Gene Editing” as did Potato News Today, RFD-TV, Agri-Pulse, AgDaily and AgWired.