Farm Viability Archives - American Farmland Trust

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Grafton Solar

Grafton Solar

Agrivoltaic solar project in Grafton, MA in partnership with AES and Bluewave provides a living laboratory to help understand how solar energy and agriculture can co-exist productively on the same land.  

Kentucky Commercial Rye Cover Crop Initiative

The Kentucky Commercial Rye Cover Crop Initiative is AFT’s effort to bring rye back to Kentucky as a commercial cover crop, build farmer and stakeholder excitement and awareness to the benefits of cover crops in general, engage end-user business interest and support, and improve regional soil and water quality and land conservation.

Planning for Agriculture

Planning is a public process to envision the future and help us prepare for future needs. This page highlights AFT’s leadership to advance Planning for Agriculture and provides valuable resources to support public policies to promote resilient food and farming systems.

Sustainable Grazing Project

The Sustainable Grazing Project is AFT’s work promoting the adoption of regenerative farming practices that enhance soil health, sequester carbon, and increase productivity on farms and operations in Virginia.

Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network

The Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network is AFT’s partnership to highlight the impacts of practical and innovative conservation practices on farm viability, water quality, and other natural resources – demonstrated on real working farms.