Farmer Consultant Digs Into SAF Tax Credit Guidance

Iowa farmer and consultant Mitchell Hora, Continuum Ag, spent some time Wednesday morning breaking down the 40B sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit guidance released this week for farmers hoping to be eligible. There were over 400 farmers and other stakeholders on Hora’s webinar which ran for an hour and still was not able to address all the questions. Continuum …

Taranis and Steward Link Team to Deliver Conservation Opportunity to Farmers

A new strategic partnership between Taranis and Steward Link will both ease the burden of program application and validate implemented conservation practices —unlocking significant revenue potential for growers. Westfield, IN, April 2, 2024Taranis and Mississippi-based Steward Link have teamed to provide farmers with simplified application and practice validation opportunities for USDA conservation funding programs. Taranis, the global leader in AI-powered …

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 31

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Reaping the Benefits of Cover Crops In this episode, we’ll learn more about the benefits of cover crops and how they can fit into your nutrient management plan. KAS technical agronomists, Lacie Thomas and Evan …

Yield10 Bioscience Announces 2023 Camelina Contract Production Opportunity for Farmers in Targeted Regions of U.S. and Canada

(WOBURN, Mass.) Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, today announced its 2023 enrollment program for contract production of Camelina. Yield10 is offering contracts for both spring and winter varieties of Camelina to farmers located in Western Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), and Northern U.S. (Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Minnesota). Yield10 is offering growers offtake production contracts …

Truterra Launches Sustainability Services to Help Farmers Plan, Make and Maintain Regenerative Practice Changes, Including Unlocking Potential Value through New Market Opportunities

As part of sustainability services, Truterra’s 2023 carbon program is now open for enrollment Early results indicate Truterra’s 2022 carbon program will result in more than $4.5 million in payments to participating farmers for nearly 237,000 tonnes of carbon stored in soils Arden Hills, Minn. (January 24, 2023) — Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business of Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of …

DWFI Podcast 20 – Christopher Neale, DWFI

In this episode of the Water for Food Podcast, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) Director of Communications Frances Hayes sits down with her colleague and DWFI’s Director of Research Dr. Christopher Neale. Dr. Neale shares how his technical research translates to a more sustainable agricultural system through more precise use of water and savings for farmers. Dr. Neale …

Research Reveals Farmer Concerns About Carbon Markets

Are farmers ready for carbon markets – or not? That was the question that Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ set out to answer in its inaugural “Ready or Not? Ag Carbon Markets and U.S. Farmers” report, highlighting perspectives from 500 U.S. row crop producers on pathways and barriers to participating in carbon ecosystems. The majority of farmers surveyed report serious …

New Podcast Explores How Farm Financing Works… And When It Doesn’t

“Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained” Helps Agricultural Decision Makers Understand The Risk And Reward Of Today’s Farm Financial System AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, presents the third season of its award-winning AEI Presents podcast series: “Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Gained.” This season, hosts Sarah Mock, Brent Gloy, and David Widmar are back, along with a team of experts. …

DWFI Podcast 17 – Karina Schoengold, UNL Agricultural Economics

DWFI Faculty Fellow Karina Schoengold is leading a $6 million, 4-year project to reduce the use of plastics, herbicides and associated environmental impacts in agricultural production. The use of plastics has been growing in agriculture over recent years to help increase productivity by limiting weeds, protecting growth and extending growing seasons. The team aims to create a bio-based material called …

Land O’Lakes, Inc. Positioned to Support Carbon-curious Farmers

Cooperative leveraging sustainability and agronomic expertise with program that provides a warranty to farmers transitioning to regenerative agriculture practices (Arden Hills, Minn., August 30, 2022) – Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, is encouraging more farmers to adopt regenerative farming practices by working to remove one of the biggest barriers – fear of lost profitability and productivity …

U.S. Farmers Receive $1.2 Million in Carbon Farming Payments Through CarbonNOW® Program

Payments were made to farmers in Locus Agricultural Solutions’ CarbonNOW® carbon farming program, through funding from Anew Climate, LLC (previously Bluesource) and Green Star Royalties Compensation was received within 8 months of enrollment in CarbonNOW—making them the fastest carbon payments made through any carbon farming program  CarbonNOW is the most accessible carbon farming program and the only agriculture program …

DWFI Podcast 15 – Roric Paulman, Paulman Farms

Roric Paulman is a producer and owner of Paulman Farms, located just south of Sutherland, Nebraska and in the heart of the Ogallala Aquifer, comprised of both irrigated and rain fed farmland. The farm was established and harvested its first crop in 1985 and uses the latest on-farm technology to grow more than a dozen crops. It is one of …

New Incubator Farm Explores the Future of Soil Health Management

Yara’s ambition of “Growing a Nature-Positive Food Future” is put into action through critical research on the impact of soil health related to climate-neutrality, regenerative farming and grower prosperity Yara’s Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama is now focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The farm will focus on long-term management blocks to observe and …

Yield10 Bioscience Announces Winter Camelina Contract Production Opportunity for Farmers in Targeted Regions of U.S. and Canada

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, today announced an open enrollment program for growers for contract production of winter Camelina. Farms located in Montana and Idaho, as well as southern Alberta (Canada) and Saskatchewan (Canada) are eligible to participate in the program. Yield10 is offering farmers offtake production contracts for winter Camelina with net returns similar to canola. One …

Lower Food and Fuel Cost Act Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, a diverse package of initiatives from meat packing plants to year round E15, despite opposition by the majority of Republicans. The final vote was 221-204, with seven Republicans siding with the majority and five Democrats voting against the bill. The act includes a package of ag-related …