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New Field to Market Report Recommends Opportunities for Financial Innovations to Accelerate Sustainable Agriculture

Findings Equip Companies with 12 Financial Innovations to Support Farmers in the Risk and Reward of Transition to Sustainable Agriculture
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January 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture released today a new report, Financial Innovations to Accelerate Sustainable Agriculture: Blueprints for the Value Chain, highlighting the need for innovative financial mechanisms and incentive strategies to accelerate the transition to sustainable agriculture.

Field to Market Announces Three-Year Strategic Plan, Welcomes New Board Members

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January 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced today the launch of a new three-year strategic plan. The 2022 – 2024 plan continues to refine Field to Market’s fifteen years of expertise as the leading multi-stakeholder organization committed to defining, measuring and advancing sustainability in commodity crop production in the United States.

Field to Market Announces Appointment of Scott Herndon As New President

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WASHINGTON, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced today that Scott Herndon has been named the organization’s new President. Herndon, currently the Vice President & General Counsel of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association (ASGA), will assume the position on January 24, supporting nearly 150 member organizations to advance the Alliance’s new 2022-2024 Strategic Plan.

John Deere Collaborates With Field to Market to Streamline Outcomes-Based Sustainability Measurement in Operations Center

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MOLINE, Ill. and WASHINGTON, December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - John Deere and Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced today a pilot program that integrates sustainability metrics of Field to Market’s Fieldprint® Platform into John Deere’s Operations Center to help cotton growers more easily capture data necessary for field-level environmental analysis.

Field to Market Releases Fourth National Indicators Report Underscoring Need for Greater Collective Action in Accelerating Sustainable Commodity Crop Production

With progress plateauing, findings highlight urgent need for renewed focus from value chain on understanding and creating enabling conditions to support widespread transition to sustainable practices.
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Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture released today the fourth edition of its landmark National Indicators Report, Environmental Outcomes from On-Farm Agricultural Production in the United States, which provides critical national-level analysis on progress in environmental indicators across eleven U.S. commodity crops.

PepsiCo-Unilever Soil Health Innovation Project Takes Top Honor at Field to Market's 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards

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LAS VEGAS, November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture honored the recipients of the 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards on the eve of the seventh annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Now in their fifth year, the awards—presented as the capstone of the Alliance’s fall meeting—are given to farmers, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their efforts to advance continuous improvement in the sustainability of U.S. commodity crop production.

PepsiCo-Unilever Soil Health Innovation Project, Texas Farmer Barry Evans and Indiana Conservation Specialist Leslie Fisher Take Top Honors at Field to Market's 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards

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November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture honored the recipients of the 2021 Sustainability Leadership Awards on the eve of the seventh annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Now in their fifth year, the awards—presented as the capstone of the Alliance’s fall meeting—are given to farmers, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their efforts to advance continuous improvement in the sustainability of U.S. commodity crop production.

New Report from Field to Market Signals Increase in Climate Targets Across Food and Agriculture and Calls for Increased Urgency to Translate Ambition into Action

Nearly One-Third of Field to Market’s Corporate Members Have Established Science-Based Scope 3 Emission Reduction Targets, While Greater Collective Action Is Needed to Achieve These Goals
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WASHINGTON, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable released today the second edition of its annual report, Climate Action in U.S. Agriculture: A Compendium of Field to Market Member Climate Commitments, showcasing an increasing number of greenhouse gas targets across the industry over the past year while reinforcing the need for urgent collective action to address intensifying climate impacts.

Agriculture, Food, Environmental Leaders Launch Effort to Support Farmers, Strengthen Conservation in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Founding Members Include Cargill, Environmental Defense Fund, General Mills, Kellogg Company, Monsanto, PepsiCo, The Nature Conservancy, Walmart, World Wildlife Fund
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BOONE, Iowa, August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ — For the first time ever, leading food and agriculture supply chain companies and conservation organizations have formed an “end-to-end” partnership to support farmers in the improvement of soil health and water quality. The collective announced today the launch of the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative — a broad-based effort to support, enhance, and accelerate the use of environmentally preferable agricultural practices already underway in Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska.

Earth Day and Corn Farming: 45 Years of Progress

By Robert T. Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto
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Imagine, as the world grows more hot and crowded, nothaving to using more land for farms but returning some of it instead to forest and grassland. Imagine the reductions in soil erosion and water consumption, the decline of greenhouse gas emissions, and a host of other benefits for our planet.

It’s possible. Corn farmers have shown how.

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