Agricultural Policy

ERS Report Provides Statistics on U.S. Farms

USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) has released America's Diverse Family Farms: 2020 Edition. The report provides the latest statistics on U.S. farms, including production, financial performance, and farm household characteristics. The report also reveals that 90% of farms are small, with gross cash farm income...

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Companies Commit to Purchasing Agricultural Carbon Credits

Indigo Agriculture has announced the first commitments from large global brands to purchase verified agricultural carbon credits through Indigo Carbon. Companies including Boston Consulting Group, Shopify, Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Givewith, IBM, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and New Belgium Brewing committed to a credit purchase price...

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White Paper Addresses Financing for Local Food Systems

The 20-page online publication presents replicable strategies for reframing food projects and businesses, building the connectivity between players involved in food system restoration, and planning for the financing needed to make developments in the food system happen. Through this work, CDFA says it aims to...

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