This summer, the National Corn Growers Association joined the Environmental Defense Fund and the Farm Journal Foundation for a stakeholder dialogue about the challenges facing the agriculture industry. The discussion surfaced four market and policy opportunities for increasing agricultural resilience, which are summarized in a new white paper.
The white paper shares key ways to improve agricultural resilience, productivity and prosperity. From investing in agricultural research to linking crop insurance to resilience, the paper details how U.S. farmers can continue to thrive for generations to come.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
CommonGround is a group of farmers connecting with consumers through conversations about science and research and personal stories about food and misinformation surrounding farming. Supported by the NCGA and state corn organizations.
The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Administered by NCGA the partnership has more than 220 working farms enrolled in 16 states. SHP’s mission is to utilize science and data to partner with farmers who are adopting conservation agricultural practices that improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the farm.