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Technology needed to feed the world, combat climate change

Ingenuity is a trait that has been with farmers since the beginning. When people realized they could herd rather than hunt and plant instead of gather, they no longer needed to migrate with their food. They could build permanent settlements and trade with neighboring societies whose farmers also produced more than they needed. Civilizations were born...

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Farmer perspectives must be heard in water conversations

Jocelyn Anderson knows every drop of water counts. Her family grows almonds and walnuts on their farm about 1 ½ hours north of Sacramento, California, where tension over water use runs high amid drought and competing needs. Concern over the resource drives Anderson’s family to constantly adapt to better manage their water. They monitor moisture in the...

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2023 Farm Bill: Pathways to Resilience and Relevance in the 21st Century

Work to construct and forge consensus on the 2023 Farm Bill is well underway, with field hearings being scheduled to solicit stakeholder input on priority components and outcomes. How it will come together and what it will contain is still unknown, and there are many fault lines that could disrupt what historically has been a bipartisan approach to...

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SfL Farmers Recommend Approaches to Reduce Local and Global Inequalities in Food Security and Nutrition

Globally, food insecurity is on the rise and malnutrition in all its forms is the leading cause of poor health. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Committee on Food Security (CFS), High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) over the past year has been documenting inequalities in food security and nutrition and is drafting a report on...

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Florida’s Healthy Farms, Healthy Bays project aims to foster farmer-fishermen collaboration for cleaner water

As the new year begins, Solutions from the Land is gearing up to continue its mission to inspire, mobilize and equip agricultural leaders to advance pragmatic, proven and innovative agricultural solutions that benefit producers, the public and the planet. Specifically, in 2023, SfL will focus on three of the many areas in which farmers and ranchers are...

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