Earth Day is Every Day for America’s Farmers and Ranchers
Did you know that farming using no-till and cover crop practices can reduce as much carbon as removing 53 million passenger cars from the road for one year?
At American Farmland Trust, we believe farmers and ranchers have been, and will continue to be, an essential part of the climate solution. There is no question that better farming practices provide a wide range of environmental benefits, including sequestering carbon and economic benefits for the farm. HOW? Read on.
Every day, America’s farming families work as stewards of the land and produce the food, fuel, and fiber we need to survive. They play a critical role in protecting the land that sustains us all. While farmers are resilient, the recent unprecedented weather events and market disruptions have put their businesses to the test. But the fact remains that keeping farmers farming is one of the best ways to protect our environment, now and into the future.
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