(noun) supplying a growing world with food, fuel, feed and fiber – while safeguarding its resources for future generations
Our world’s resources matter
The ag industry is not only taking action to achieve global sustainability – it is experiencing measurable results. Every year Nebraska corn farmers are growing more with less – less water, fewer chemicals, smaller plots of land and a lower impact on the environment. This efficiency is just one way farmers are determined to protect the world’s resources – while feeding, clothing and fueling infinite future generations.
CornsTalk is a newsletter produced by the Nebraska Corn Board that covers important subjects and provides regular updates on various programs of interest to consumers, corn growers and others. Browse online articles and previous editions of the full newsletter below!
Sustaining the Family Farm
Many people are surprised to learn that 99% of farms in America are family-owned. That statistic flies in the face of those who believe that we’ve “lost” the traditional family farm to large “corporate farming.” Clearly, that is not the case. In this issue of CornsTalk, learn how Nebraska’s farmers are positioning their operations for the next generation.